Category Archives: 2018

The Thinker Awards – Best in 2018 Fiction

Thinker Awards is posted under the umbrella of Top Ten Tuesday, an original weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and it’s yearly prompt of “favourite books of x year”.

The Thinker Awards:
Best in 2018 Fiction

Hello, friends! Welcome to this year’s installment of the Thinker Awards, a yearly book awards ceremony hosted here on my blog celebrating the best in fiction experienced during 2018. Joining me in this year’s shindig are fellow buds of mine from the YA community –

 2018 Thinker Award Panelists:

Cherry (at) _forevermint (instagram)
Aimal (at) Bookshelves and Paperbacks (blog)
Inah (at) The Bibliophile Confessions (blog)
Joey (at) Thoughts and Afterthoughts

The only rule is that choices had to be experienced and/or read for the first time in 2018 but is not limited to 2018 titles.

But I’d like to hear from you! Which book gets your award of “Best Overall Book of 2018“?


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[Book Events] HarperCollins Canada: Frenzy Presents (Fall 2018) + Book Haul

HarperCollins Canada: Frenzy Presents
(Fall 2018 Edition)

On August 26, 2018, I attended Frenzy Presents, a YA-centric book preview hosted by HarperCollins Canada (HCC). The focus of this event was to highlight upcoming Fall 2018 releases! As always, it was a fun-filled afternoon of bookish fun and connecting with my Toronto book fam.

I’ll be showcasing the books for you and highlighting some standouts that I’m excited for! So get your Goodreads shelves ready because your TBR shelves gonna be toppling.

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[Alternatives] – Movie Review – A Quiet Place (2018)

Alternatives is the tagline to discuss entertainment outside of literature. It may encompass television, movies, games, and music.

Movie Review –
A Quiet Place (2018)

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama 
Duration: 95 Minutes
Directed By: John Krasinski

Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

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