Revisiting a Series I was Obsessed With: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Revisiting a Series I was Obsessed With: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

I haven't read Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series in over a decade. I used to be completely obsessed with this series. I literally helped run a Twilight fan forum. And it's the origin of the moniker I use for almost everything. So, I decided to revisit this once-loved book series to see where my feelings on the series are now. I'm thinking of doing this with a few book series that I used to be obsessed with. But we must begin with the pinnacle obsession of my teenage years.…

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My Thoughts on the Love Triangle Book Trope

My Thoughts on the Love Triangle Book Trope

Oh, the love triangle trope. So many books include this in one way or another to add a dash of drama and conflict. Typically I find it to be done poorly, as you almost always know which individual a character is going to end up with. The other is just there, and either they are used to make the first individual appear to be the better option. Or leads to cheating occurring, which is a massive no for me. There are a few times where this trope was done, where I didn't mind it being included. So, I decided to look at how a few different book series approached this trope and what worked and didn't work for these series.…

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Popular Books that Started out as FanFiction

Popular Books that Started out as FanFiction

FanFiction is a popular hobby among many people who have devoted fan bases. If you've been living under a rock or are unaware of what this is, fanfictions are works of literature written by someone other than the original author. It could simply feature similar characters with different twists, universes, relationship pairings, and other elements. Some of those authors' works have even been turned into published books. That's what I'm focusing on today: books that began as FanFiction and grew into something massive.…

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The Era of YA Vampire Books

The Era of YA Vampire Books

I was looking at my bookcase, and I still have a bunch of books from when I was a teenager. I went through a serious vampire phase. Don't get me wrong I still love a good vampire book. But there's something about the late 2000s and early 2010s in young adult fantasy books, where there were a lot of books featuring vampires. Now, I didn't read all of them and most of the book series I'm going to mention today I technically never finished either due to going to college or growing out of the phase by the time the rest of the books in the series came out.…

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Animal Crossing New Horizons Book Tag

Animal Crossing New Horizons Book Tag

While I wasn't tagged to do this, I saw it over on BooksNest and considering I have been religiously playing Animal Crossing New Horizons every day, I wanted to give it a go myself. This tag was created by Angharad and Becky at Two Book Thieves.…

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Book Series I Frequently Return To

Book Series I Frequently Return To

When I was a little kid, it was hard press to get me to pick up a book. I couldn't spell or understand most of the words even though I liked the concept of books. This for the longest time turned me off from books, so I can't say any books when I was younger had any real impact on me. Though that all changed roughly in sixth or seventh grade when I found a series I couldn't put down. Since that time period, there have been numerous books that I read without ever wanting to put the books down. So, I thought I would write about some of those series especially the ones that I've read countless times.…

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The A-Z Book Tag

The A-Z Book Tag

I haven't done a tag in a few months and I saw this tag on Sammy Etc., and I really wanted to do this one for myself as I'm a huge book worm. Like a lot of book lovers that I have seen, I have more books than I've read and every one of them I plan on reading. But before I finish reading one book, I end up purchasing like five more in preparation. So let's jump into my answers for the A-Z Book Tag.…

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Blogging Under a Pseudonym

Blogging Under a Pseudonym

CREDIT: PinkPot How I Started Using a Pseudonym/Pen Name? And Where the Name Came From. For years, I had blogged on Tumblr under my real name then slowly shifted away from using that name until I started using Mae Polzine. At first it was just the last name as the…

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