The 20 Questions Book Tag | LibroLiv

Hello, all! Today, we have a book tag.

I saw this tag on Cait’s blog, CaitIsBooked, and – just like her – knew I had to do it! Definitely check out Cait’s answers by clicking here.

Hope you enjoy!

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The Importance of Young Adult Literature | LibroLiv

It’s an ongoing conversation. Is YA worthwhile? Respectable? Important? Is reading The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins as impressive as reading The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood?

There are so many arguments surrounding the validity of YA literature. Today, I wanted to put forward my views on this topic…

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“Reading Builds a Better Brain” – A Guest Post from ‘Global English Editing’ | LibroLiv

Hi all! Today we have another guest post!

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This post comes to you from Sierra @ or “Global English Editing,” an amazing service that helps authors and students alike with editing and proofreading. However, their site is so much more than this, and they have an amazing blog with really helpful advice for budding and seasoned writers alike. Don’t just take my word for it! Click here to read some of the great articles published by Global English Editing.

This article is a sort of follow on from my recent post about how reading makes you smarter. Clearly, I’m not the only one who thinks so! Click here to read that if you haven’t already!

Right, enough from me! Let’s get into the article!

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Rereading “Fangirl” 4 Years Later | LibroLiv

I first read this book in 2014. Four years later, this is my third reading of Fangirl. I rate it 5 out of 5 stars each and every time.

However, though it’s an old favourite of mine, I’ve never actually dedicated a post to Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. I reviewed Carry On, Landline, and even Kindred Spirits – but never Fangirl.

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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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