September to December Wrap-Up // Catching Up On Everything That’s Happened Since My Hiatus

Hello, friends! It’s been… quite a while.

In my last post, I said that I would try not to disappear… but then I proceeded to go on a 4 month hiatus. So much has happened since then—including me trying to draft numerous blog posts that I just ended up never posting—but I’ve decided to finally come back to blogging and thought I would chat with you all today about what’s been going on with me in the past few months!

Because 4 months is a long time and I tend to write long wrap-ups, I’ll try my best not to make this post extremely boring by only discussing the major things!! But I’m truly so glad to be back because I missed blogging and this lovely community ❤

I’m not going to be including a goals section in this wrap-up because I haven’t really been making monthly goals, but look out for my 2020 yearly wrap-up + 2021 goals post coming soon!!

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Since so much has happened in these past few months, here are just a few brief highlights!!

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the view of the moon from one of our road trips!
  • I discovered Notion a while ago and it’s been such a huge help in organizing basically… my entire life?? My pages have gone through way too many redesigns, but I’m really happy with how they look right now and I would highly recommend using Notion if you haven’t heard of it!
  • I went on a few social-distanced road trips with my family during week-long breaks in September and November, and they were so much fun!
  • School continued to be the absolute worst! It continued to take up most of my time throughout all of these months, which is the main reason why I had to take such a long hiatus 😭 Thankfully, though, I managed to survive my semester 1 finals and I’m currently loving being on winter break!! (and dreading going back to school…)
  • Also, time is still unreal and I can’t believe it’s almost 2021??

In terms of music and TV:

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a random pretty sky ❤
  • I finished Avatar: The Last Airbender in September and it was just. SO. GOOD!! I absolutely adored everything about it and it’s one of my favorite shows of all time now.
  • I also finished The Good Place in October (I think?) after Season 4 finally came to Netflix, and the ending was so bittersweet!! Although I prefer the earlier seasons to the last one, this is still such a great show and definitely one also of my favorites.
  • As I talked about in my last wrap-up, I started getting into kpop in August, and I’ve discovered so many amazing girl groups!! If I had to choose my top 4, though, it would definitely be BLACKPINK, ITZY, Red Velvet, and Twice.
  • Taylor Swift also destroyed me with the release of evermore a few weeks ago!!! I adore all the songs so much, but my top three might be gold rush, champagne problems, and long story short.

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Because I’ve read quite a lot of books ever since my last wrap-up, I’ve decided not to talk about every single book from September, October and December, but just highlight my favorites…

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SEPTEMBER:

Blanca & Roja Of Curses and Kisses (St. Rosetta's Academy, #1) Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars, #1) The Gilded Wolves (The Gilded Wolves, #1) Coraline Crier's War (Crier's War, #1) The Promise (Avatar: The Last Airbender, #1) Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Search (Avatar: The Last Airbender, #2) Clap When You Land Avatar: The Last Airbender - Relics (Free Comic Book Day 2011)

Favorites:

  • Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim (4.5 stars): This had the most gorgeous writing and worldbuilding ever (which is saying a lot!), and the romance was also beautiful!!
  • The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi (4.5 stars): Roshani Chokshi’s prose is stunning, and the characters were so three-dimensional and well written!
  • Also, an honorable mention to the ATLA comics I read: I adored getting to see what happened exactly after the series ended and they were just so cute 🥺

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OCTOBER:

The Weight of Feathers Miss Meteor Don't Date Rosa Santos Cemetery Boys Iron Heart (Crier's War, #2)

Favorites:

  • Miss Meteor by Anna-Marie McLemore and Tehlor Kay Mejia (4.5 stars): This was one of my most anticipated 2020 releases, and it did not disappoint!! Anna-Marie McLemore and Tehlor Kay Mejia crafted such a powerful and beautiful story about friendship, family, and finding your worth.
  • Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas (4.5 stars): After reading this, I can assure you that it lives up to the hype!! Yadriel and Julian had the most beautiful romance, and reading their story made me so, so happy.
  • Iron Heart by Nina Varela (4.5 stars): Although I gave the first book in this series (Crier’s War) 3.5 stars because I didn’t enjoy it as much as I thought I would, I actually ended up loving this one so much more!! The relationship between Crier and Ayla was the absolute highlight of the book, but the themes explored about humanity and power were also done so well.

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NOVEMBER

My mental health in November was… kind of awful, so I fell into a bad reading slump and read only two books—one of which was a comfort reread of one of my favorite books.

Red, White & Royal Blue What I Carry

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston (4.5 stars): This was probably the most hyped book last year, so I’m very late to picking it up, but now I can see why everyone loves it!! The humor was so good, and I adored all the characters too.

What I Carry by Jennifer Longo (reread; 5 stars): I read this in March for the first time and absolutely adored it, so I picked it up again because I really wanted to delve into something comforting!! Thankfully, it was just as good the second time 😌

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DECEMBER:

Perfect on Paper All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages Tell Me How You Really Feel Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Rift (Avatar: The Last Airbender, #3) Avatar: The Last Airbender - Smoke and Shadow (Avatar: The Last Airbender, #4) The Girl and the Ghost Avatar: The Last Airbender: North and South (Avatar: The Last Airbender, #5) This Is All Your Fault These Violent Delights (These Violent Delights, #1)

Favorites:

  • The Girl and Ghost by Hanna Alkaf (4.5 stars): I love Middle Grade books and reading this book reminded me that I need to pick them up more often!! This was a heartwarming, beautiful story about friendship and I would highly recommend it.
  • Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi (3.5 stars): Although I had problems with the writing style and slow beginning, the romance was so cute and I enjoyed reading this!
  • These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong (4.5 stars): This was one of my most anticipated 2020 releases, and I’m so happy that my expectations were met!! I adored the characters, romance, prose and commentary on imperialism. (also the ending broke me 😭)

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Overall, I finished my reading challenge of 60 books in September, and even through my slump, I’m pretty happy with my reading overall? All the books I highlighted (except two) were 4.5 star reads for me, which means I’m getting better at picking books I think I’ll enjoy! or it could just be that I use a 4.5 star rating way too much…

Also, make sure to stay tuned for 2020 reading wrap-up publishing next week where I share my favorite, least favorite, surprising and disappointing books of the year, along with a bunch of stats!

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I may have given up on the short story I talked about in my last wrap-up, but!! I participated in NaNoWriMo for the first time in November! I set a goal of 15,000 words for myself, because I knew 50k was too much to write while I still had school. Although I didn’t meet my goal, I still managed to write around 10k words, which is the most I’ve written in a while!!

I had the idea for a new WIP in October, and so I mostly planned and wrote specific scenes for that during NaNo. However, because this was an idea for a fantasy WIP and I’ve barely written fantasy before, I was truly overwhelmed by worldbuilding. If you have any tips for worldbuilding, please let me know because I would love any advice 😅

I was able to come up with a very brief outline for my WIP, though, and I’m hoping to continue working on it next year! Here’s a snippet from my current project:

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During my hiatus, I was mostly absent from the blogosphere and barely kept up with all of your amazing posts, so I hate to do this but I’m not going to be sharing any posts today. However, comment down below if you’d like me to check out any of your posts I missed, and I would love to!!

I do have a few announcements, the first of which being that I now have a Ko-Fi page! You can click here to visit my page if you would like to support me. 🥺 Any donations will be used to help me continue creating content on my blog and youtube channel!

Also, I’m going to be deleting my MailChimp email list and email automations because the graphics and subscriber downloads I designed are kind of embarrassing and outdated, and most of my followers are following with WordPress anyways! 😅 So, if you’re currently subscribed to only my email list, make sure you follow using WordPress instead by entering your email in the sidebar or clicking the “follow” button.

As always, thank you so much for supporting me (even as I continue to disappear) 🥰


Let's Chat

how have you been? are you excited for the new year? what are some of your recent favorite books??

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50 thoughts on “September to December Wrap-Up // Catching Up On Everything That’s Happened Since My Hiatus”

  1. Aww Ash, I’m so glad you’re finally enjoying winter break!! School seemed a lot mote brutal this past semester, and it’s so nice to just have time to do other things right now without the stress.
    I am SO glad you loved ATLA!!!!! It’s also my favorite series of all time, and I think it’s really phenomenal because it is lol. Who were your favorite characters?
    Congrats on finishing your GR challenge!! The cover of What I Carry is so beautiful. I’ve actually never heard of it, so I can’t wait to check it out. I’ve also been reading a lot of middle grade lately, so The Girl and the Ghost also sounds interesting. I’m glad that most of the books you read were great! A recent favorite of mine was Descendant of the Crane. It was just so amazing, and I still can’t believe it’s just a standalone. But I also love that it’s a standalone lol
    Good luck with your new WIP!! I’m already excited to hear more about it, so I hope it works out!

    Welcome back to blogging, I really missed you ♥️✨

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    1. thank you so much, rukky!! ahh i hope you’re having a lovely break too 💕 omg YES atla is so good 😭😭 i don’t think i could choose a favorite character bc i love them all so much lmao!! what about you?

      thank you 🥺 what i carry was definitely a beautiful read inside out, i hope you enjoy it if you pick it up!! and yes the girl and the ghost was so good, i think you would love it!! ooh i’ve heard so many amazing things about dotc and it’s on my priority tbr for next year!! i’m so glad to see that you enjoyed it 💖

      ahh you’re too sweet, thank you sm and i missed you too 😭🥰

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  2. Helllloo I just discovered your blog and I’m just.. unable to fathom all this aesthetic-ness and wonderful posts? Love your blog 😍
    I’m sorry school is being a pain, it’s honestly the same with me! And can we just take a moment to cry about how Taylor Swift is dropping surprise albums and destroying us? Because I’m totally in love with evermore and so not fine 😭 I’m happy you had so many productive months in terms of reading because that seems impossible for me rn hehe. Amazing post!! 💖💞

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    1. omg rhea!! thank you so, so much, that means a lot 🥺🥺 and ugh yeah school sucks!! also yes about taylor swift 😌😌 evermore broke me but i’m so glad she saved 2020 with folklore and evermore! aw i hope you’re able to have a good reading month in january! 💖💖 thank you for reading!

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  3. Ahh, welcome back, Ash! I’ve been gone as well, but it was so nice to see this post in my reader.🥺 It was lovely to read as always! xx

    I’m so glad you’re on break now and congrats on getting through the semester- this school year has been so strange and hard. All the pictures in this post are so pretty, that’s amazing that you’ve been able to go on some road trips and find some beauty in everything. Also…yes, I am also completely destroyed by the release of evermore and this is just a fact (I am listening to it as I type this, in fact). How are we so lucky?!?

    Ahh, congrats on hitting your reading challenge! You read so much, I’m just sitting here in admiration right now. Also, yay for all your writing successes, I love your snippet <33 I hope you have a happy new year, and welcome back again!❤️

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    1. ahhh olivia!!! 🥺🥺🥺 i’m so glad you’re back too!!! i completely agree – school this year has been crazy and i hope it goes better for you next semester ❤ and thank you so much! YES evermore destroyed me and i can't believe taylor swift saved 2020 twice 😌

      omg your words are making me smile so much right now, thank you!!! 💕 i hope you have a wonderful new year as well!! welcome back to you too 🥰

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  4. Time is indeed unreal this year. At least it’s winter break haha! Congrats on doing so well on nano, even though you didn’t hit your goal it sounds like you really accomplished a lot also that snipped sounds amazing!! Taylor Swift truly did destroy us all and we must be grateful for it haha. hope you have a great rest of the year!

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  5. Yay, welcome back, Ash! *hugs* I’ve missed seeing your posts, and I’m glad to hear your semester is finally done! ❤

    Ahhhh, you've finished ATLA – and read the comics!! I 100% agree, the comics were so cute *heart-eyes* And ooo, a fantasy WIP? That sounds really interesting, and your snippet is beautiful!

    I hope you have a happy New Year, Ash, and enjoy the rest of your break!! ❤

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    1. thank you so much, nicole!! i’ve missed blogging and your comment truly made me smile 🥺 yesss i’m so grateful that the atla comics exist lol because i can’t get enough of the atlaverse!! and thank you, i’m so glad you liked the snippet 😭 i hope you have a beautiful new year and rest of your break too, nicole! 🥰

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  6. welcome back, ash! so many of you recent reads are on my tbr!! and yes, notion is WAYYY too addicting 😂 you are into kpop girl groups ??👁👁 i would highly recommend mamamoo and (g)-idle’s music ❤
    hope you have an amazing 2021 💖

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    1. thank you, prutha!! ooh i hope you enjoy them when you pick them up!! 💕 and hehe yes i love notion and literally spend so much time using it 😅

      omg thank you for the recs!! i’ve listened to a few of g-idle’s songs and i really need to listen to more bc they’re so talented 😭 i can’t wait to check out mamamoo too!! hope you have a lovely new year as well 🥰

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  7. i’m so happy to see you back in my feed, ash!! you read so many books omg 😭😭 (congrats on winning your reading challenge early!) i love how many books got 4.5 stars haha. i can’t wait to read the girl and the ghost, and i’m so happy you loved it! it seems like it has everything i love about mg 🥺

    notion and atla were definitely two big defining obsessions this year for me too! and god, i’m not ready to go back to school yet either, but i hope you’ve been having a good break so far ❤ i'm excited to see more of your posts again soon!

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    1. thank you so much, may!!! 🥺💖💖 lmao yes i gave so many 4.5 star ratings! and ahh i think you would absolutely love the girl and the ghost, i hope you enjoy it if you pick it up 💕

      haha yes, i’m so glad we were both able to find both this year!! ugh same, i really don’t want to go back 😭 i hope your break has been going well too, and thank you again 🥰🥰

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  8. it’s great you’re back from your hiatus!! i’ve seen notion mentioned a few times but i currently use trello to organise my to do lists and i wasn’t sure if i’m ready to learn a whole new software…but we’ll see..maybe in the new year haha. ooh the good place! i’ve only seen the first season but it was really good. also congrats on meeting your reading challenge goals! that’s pretty awesome.

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  9. Ahh.. Ash, I always love your posts. Just clicking on this one felt so good 🥰 I have heard of notion but I’ve yet to set up one, I feel slightly intimidating as I’ve tried so many organisational things and they never work so I feel like a failure 😅😅 but I’m glad you are loving it!!
    I’m so sorry school has been the worse and I’m sending you lots of best wishes!!
    Ahh.. Avatar and the good place, yesss!! 😍 I love them too!!
    I so need to read the gilded wolves, I’m so determined to next year!! I’m eager to get to Cemetery Boys too!!
    Congrats on achieving your gr goals too 🥰
    World building is so hard I agree. I think what helped me was finding/making a list of questions to answer and just taking them one at a time. Best of luck with your project, the snippet was honestly amazing 😍😍
    I loved reading this and I’m sending you lots of love and best wishes! 💛

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    1. sophie your comments always make me cry 😭😭 you’re too kind!! 💖 haha notion is definitely intimidating once you start using it, but once you get the hang of it it’s so helpful and easy to use!! organization apps rarely work for me too, but notion is the rare one that did so i would recommend it lol 😅

      thank you so much!! and yesss atla and the good place are such good shows! i hope you love the gilded wolves and cemetery boys when you pick them up 🥰 and omg that’s so helpful, thank you for the advice!! i’ll make sure to keep that in mind when i work on worldbuilding 💖 thank you again, ily and i’m so glad you enjoyed this post 🥺🥰

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  10. Welcome back!! ❤ Discovering Notion has definitely changed how I organize and works so well for me! I’ve started my new semester of university in October and I’m already swamped with work, so I feel you! Happy to see that you also loved The Gilded Wolves and Cemetery Boys, two of my absolute favorites 🥰 Congrats on starting your new fantasy project during NaNoWriMo! 🎉

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  11. Welcome back Ash!! I literally gasped with delight when I saw your new post 😅 and WOW you read so many books these past few months!! I have a very…interesting relationship with reading at the moment 👀 but I’m glad it’s going well for you. Haha worldbuilding is difficult yet rewarding…I think it’s helpful to keep in mind that you can just focus on the few aspects of the world that are most important to your characters and expand on those, while slipping in other details here and there as necessary—I find it’s helpful to think of worldbuilding like that, I hope it was a decent tip 😅 Have a great rest of your year, and I look forward to seeing the next post!! 🥳

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    1. AAHH eleanor thank you!! 🥺🥰 aw i really hope you’re able to find a few new favorites soon!! and omg thank you so much for the worldbuilding tips, those are so helpful and i can’t wait to put them into use! thank you again, i hope you had a lovely rest of your 2020 as well and have a beautiful new year 💖

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  12. welcome back to the blogosphere, Ash! idk if it’s just me, but i feel like so many people are returning to blogging and now i feel inspired to do the same, haha (i can’t believe my last blog post was almost 2 years ago, omg :’) time flies). i really enjoyed reading this post, you have such a kind and lovely blogging voice! ☺️ congrats on achieving your reading challenge in September, that’s absolutely amazing!! i’m so happy to see that you read Red, White & Royal Blue and loved it, it’s one of my favorite books ever and now i really wanna reread it – Alex & Henry have my entire heart 😭❤️💙

    also hooray for finishing ATLA!! i watched and finished it in May of this year and i still can’t get over how amazing it was :’) i haven’t read the ATLA comics but i did read The Kyoshi Novels (The Rise of Kyoshi and The Shadow of Kyoshi) and i highly recommend them!! they are so intense & emotional & GOOD, and Kyoshi is a bicon 🤩

    i recently finished Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko and absolutely LOVED it, it’s definitely one of my favorite YA fantasies ever now ❤️ looking forward to your 2020 reading wrap-up and future posts! wishing you the best for the rest of this year + 2021 ✨💓

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    1. thank you so much, dezzy!! and omg i saw that you returned and i’m so excited you’re back too!!! 🥺 and ahh thank you 😭 alex and henry have my entire heart too, i absolutely loved rw&rb! and YESS atla is so good 😭😭 i actually started the kyoshi novels a while ago (kyoshi truly is a bicon and i love her!!!) but my library hold ran out so i had to return the first book without finishing it lmaoooo. i can’t wait to pick it up again, hopefully soon!

      ahh i’ve heard the best things about raybearer and i cannot wait to read it!! 🤩 and thank you so much, happy new year and i hope you have a beautiful 2021 🥰

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  13. ahh ash!! i missed your blog 100000000000x then i thought i would, and i was so happy to see your post in my reader again!! 🥺😭 welcome back!! and i *hopefully* can’t wait to be reading more posts from you soon again!! ❤ congratulations on getting through the school semester! i feel like it was so long for all of us, but there’s talks about school re-opening in february (physically!!) but for only 2 days a week, and social-distancing!! i can’t wait to meet my friends again, but i have no idea how it’s going to work!!

    my family also went on socially-distanced road-trips, and we rented a villa in goa, so we’re here for a while!! that picture of the moon is so gorgeous, i love it so much!! also, what is it with taylor dropping surprise albums, and reducing us to a puddle of tears everytime!? first folklore, and now evermore!! champagne problems is definitely one of my favourites (OMG THAT BRIDGE!!), along with no body, no crime, long story short, and willow!! notion is so so helpful, i completely agree with you on that!! it took me a while to make a layout i liked, and to get accustomed with everything, but now, it’s so worth it!!

    congratulations on completing your reading challenge in september!! that’s awesome – i’m so glad you rated almost all your books 4.5 stars!! i’m also loving how your WIP sounds (your writing style is 🤩), and although world building is definitely hard, i’m sure you’ll come up with something wonderful!! stay safe!! ❤❤

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    1. omg!! thank you so much, ahaana!! 🥺💖 ahh yes it’s so strange that there’s already talk of re-opening school, i have no idea how it’s going to work either :(( i hope you have a great time in goa, i’ve never been but it looks so gorgeous! and ahh i’m glad you like it 😭 yes, taylor swift ruined me in 2020 but at the same time saved my year lmao!!! AHH the bridge of champagne problems is just fsdjoidjfoid i love it so much :’)) and i’m so glad you love notion too!

      thank you so much ahh you’re too kind 💕 stay safe, i hope you’re doing well! 🥰

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  14. Welcome back!!!

    Ah yes…worldbuilding can be one of the most overwhelming things a writer has to do. A lot of times what I do is leave a lot of the in-depth worldbuilding for revising, as once I have the story written I feel like I have a better grasp on what the story needs and what holes the worldbuilding has (like magic systems that don’t make sense or lack of geography). And then I would just also say, have fun! You can do anything. You can make anything possible in your world.

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  15. I’m so happy you’re back, Ash!!

    School hasn’t been great for me either. We’re doing this thing where you choose to go in person or online and the online kids call in to class. It’s not great since the teachers don’t have good technology and half the time I can’t see the board. But also school is just stressful and sucks up way too much of my time. I was so excited for the release of evermore too!! I think I prefer folklore but I still love it. I also finished The Good Place a few months ago. I really liked the ending.

    I recently read The Gilded Wolves on a friend’s recommendation and really liked it! Cemetery Boys was one of my favorites of 2020. And I really need to read Miss Meteor- everyone has said such great things about it and I’ve enjoyed the authors’ other work.

    I tried to write a fantasy novel for a creative writing class a few years ago and the worldbuilding was really hard. It’s something that I’m really quick to judge when reading but is so hard to execute well!

    Great post!!

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    1. thank you, ruby!!! ahh i’m so sorry that school hasn’t been the best for you either, i hope it gets better 😭😭 and yes evermore and the good place are both so good!!

      i’m really glad you liked the gilded wolves and cemetery boys 💕 omg i hope you love miss meteor when you get the chance to pick it up, it was amazing 🥺 and haha same, i’m picky about worldbuilding when i read but it’s so hard to do as a writer 😅 thank you so much for reading 🥰

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  16. Dear Ash,
    I missed you so. Welcome back! So glad you will be posting more blogs and I look forward to reading more incredible writing from you like this one that I loved. Take care!

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  17. ash, you’re back! i was missing the notifications i’d get in my email 🙂
    seems like you’ve had quite the 4 months off the blogging community. gosh, the picture from your road trip is so beautiful. school is not the best (fuji and math??) but knowing you, you’ll get through it! also kpop? yes ITZY! mamamoo is probably my favorite group. congrats on reading so many books! and don’t worry about falling out of rhythm – it happens to everyone!
    can’t wait to see more from you! sending love to you and your family ❤
    🍵 hehe tea (wishing you a 2021 full of teatime lol)

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    1. ahhh i’m so glad to be back, thank you so much!! 💖 and ugh math sucks, i hate it (fuji is so hard!!) :(( omg i’m so glad you like the picture 😭 and i’ve heard really great things about mamamoo, i can’t wait to check them out! thank you again, ily and i hope you’re doing well too 🥰🥰 happy new year!!!

      hehehe 🍵 🍵 🍵 >:)))) hope you have a great 2021 toooo!! 💕💕

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  18. Ahhhh, welcome back lovely!!
    I was so glad that I saw this post on my reader and hopefully you will read/blog more in the future! I know school can be a pain but I’m glad you’re through that part❤ And honestly, I agree that Spin the Dawn had the most beautiful writing I’ve read and the descriptions are SO DELICIOUS💓 When I read it, I was just in awe of how it was written! Have you read the next book because the beautifulness is still there!!
    We definitely can’t forget about Notion!! It changed my life so much and the pages are just gorgeous when you put a lot of effort in! It’s a good thing that instead of planning my blog/reading plans on a google doc I can just make it look neat & nice on Notion (:
    I’m happy that you achieved a lot of things and let’s hope 2021 will be even better!!

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    1. thank you so much, becky!! 🥰🥰 YES delicious is the best way to describe spin the dawn’s writing lol 😭 i haven’t picked up the sequel but i’m planning on very soon and i can’t wait!! and ahh i’m so glad you love notion too, it definitely is fun to make your pages pretty 😅 thank you again, i hope you have a beautiful 2021!! 💕

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  19. oh my gosh our last half of 2020 was eerily similar 😂 i also had to disappear from wordpress bc of school, and ahhh, this christmas break has been good, but i am not prepared to go back to school & being stressed on monday. but yess to participating in nano! don’t worry bc 10k words is a LOT, especially in a dumpster fire of a year like 2020 😭 and i’m so happy that you thought iron heart was better than crier’s war–that makes me even more excited to finally pick it up bc crier’s war was already amazing! i hope you have an amazing january and that we can both be less stressed & accomplish our goals in the new year :”) ❤

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    1. omg that’s so weird!!! 😅😅 i am not prepared to go back to school either lmaooo, i’m going back tomorrow and i wish the break was longer 😭 but good luck, i hope you’re able to have a better second second semester! and thank you so much 🥺🥺 ahh i hope you love iron heart!! and thank youuu, i hope you’re doing well and have a wonderful 2021 as well 🥰

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  20. Eeeepp so so so glad to see you back friend, adore you and all your content queen <3<3<3

    So glad you've able to find time and yay for finishing the semester. Because ugh SO RELATE to the relief. 2020 was rough in terms of uni WOW. Anyways, YAY for Notion. Also same here. Though I haven't been using it as much lately because semester ended. Oof you've reminded me that I need to watch Avatar this year, I've only watched bits and pieces but I've been meaning to watch it in its entirety. And same for Evermore welp. A January goal for sure!!

    LOOK AT ALL THE BOOKS YOU'VE READ OMG QUEEN!!!! A READING MACHINE!! Lmao that rhymed. Love to see RW&RB on your list there. And ugh I can't wait to rad Cemetery Boys!!

    and hello pretty wip!! that snippet is so cool omg, can't wait to hear more about your project!! And also YAY FOR 10k words. I need to get back to my project which I've left at like 7k whoops. Sending you all the love friend and happy new year again!! Here's to a hopefully better 2021 xoxoxo

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    1. RUBY I LOVE U 🥰🥰 ahh ikr, school sucks and i really hope your next semester of uni is much better!! and haha same, notion was so helpful for school and i haven’t been using it too much lately 😅 OMG you need to watch atla and definitely let me know when you do because it’s so good!!! ah yes i hope you’re able to listen to evermore fully too 💕

      AHH thank youuu 🥺🥺 (lmao i love the rhyme!!!) yess rw&rb was so good, and ah! i hope you’re able to read cemetery boys soon as well 💖 thank you, i’m so glad you liked the snippet 😭😭 hope you have a beautiful 2021 as well!!! love you so much and happy new year 🥰

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  21. How did you read so much in October?! Also, it’s great that you finished Avatar. It’s a childhood favorite of mine, and the comics are cute too! Maybe now…you could maybe watch The Legend Of Korra now. 😆 Ahh sorry, it’s just my most favorite show, I promise you it is amazing. If you do watch it though, keep in mind that it isn’t ATLA. So it will be very different. I also love middle grade novels, so I will definitely check out The Girl And A Ghost. By the way, your YouTube channel is so beautiful and 🌟 aesthetic. 🌟 I’m glad you took a break, everyone needs to be off the grid in order to post more quality content! Have a fabulous day, and a great new year!
    -Saniya
    💞

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    1. ahh yes i’m so glad that i watched it because it’s so good!! 🥺 also i’m currently watching the legend of korra (i’m on season two because i started it right after i finished atla but then… never finished it so im planning on finishing it soon lol) and i’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed it! 💖 i hope you love the girl and the ghost!! and thank you so, so much, that means a lot!! happy new year 🥰

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