“Carrie” by Stephen King – Book Review | LibroLiv

Carrie is Stephen King’s first novel to be published (in 1974), originally intended to be a short story and abandoned on multiple occasions. I’ve been meaning to read one of his (many) works for years. Where better than the beginning?

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“The Poetry of Ernest Dowson” – A Guest Post by K Morris @ New Author Online | LibroLiv

Today I have something a little different to share with you all: a guest post! This guest post is written by the amazing K Morris from the blog New Author Online, a poet I have spoken a lot about on this blog and praised highly in my reviews of his poetry anthologies. In his article, he discusses his love for the poet Ernest Dowson.

I really enjoyed reading it, and I hope you do, too!

Olivia (:

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Life Hack: Reading Makes you Smarter! | LibroLiv

It’s a topic that’s widely discussed, with related facts usually quoted to encourage kids to actually pick up their reading comprehension homework. But today I’m going to look into whether reading really does make you smarter. And by reading I mean reading anything, from books, to web pages, to Tweets.

So, does reading make you smarter?

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The “To All the Books I’ve Loved Before” Book Tag | LibroLiv

OK, we all know that I adore this book series. And the movie! Oh, the movieThe movie is so adorable, and I actually love it so much. I’ve watched it 3 times already!

Anyway, when I saw this post by Jemma @ Fantastic Books, I just knew I had to write this post. Jemma actually went one step further and answered these questions in letter format. Imagine being that creative! So make sure you check out her amazing answers by clicking here. Also, this tag was originally created by Frankinesce over on YouTube, so a big shoutout to her! You can watch her video here.

Now, without further ado, let’s get right into the questions!

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Applying to University? Here’s 8 tips on how to write the BEST personal statement! | LibroLiv

It’s that time of the year again – UK students are applying to university. It’s a scary, daunting time, but also one of the most exciting times. Choosing your course, your universities, finally clicking “send” – your whole future lies in this application!

Seems a little too real, doesn’t it?

Today I’m going to be sharing my advice on how to write the best personal statement ever. Keep reading!

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Life Update: A Levels? University? Adulthood? August was a hectic month… | LibroLiv

A lot happened in August. And I mean a lot. I’m not usually one for sharing my personal life that much on this platform – I mean, y’all came for the books not the goss – but this post is kind of necessary. Because the things that happened to me in August are *<{‘~life-changing~’}>* and inevitably my blog will change with this. Hence, it’s high time we spilt the tea.

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The Cutest Movie Ever? – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Movie Review | LibroLiv

When I saw that the cutest book ever written was being turned into a movie, I got so excited. Lara Jean on the big screen? Amazing. All of my 15-year-old dreams were coming true.

However, was this movie as good as I expected? That’s the real question here, and a question I aim to answer today. So let’s take a look…

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