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Eloise Morthen πŸŒ₯  Stefan 🌹 21 πŸ•― Feminist πŸŽ€ Teacher-to-be 🍎 Book lover πŸ–€

The amount of effort required to snap a photo with this creature is insane πŸ™„πŸ˜‚πŸ˜ I'm reading a really great book at the moment! 'The Child' by Fiona Barton. I loved her book 'The Widow' and so far this new one is just as good! πŸŒ₯

Also, some of you may be wondering why I've started posting a few non-bookish photos. There are 2 reasons. The first is that I'm getting a kindle soon, and right now am doing a lot of reading on my iPad and I don't like photographing these. The second is that exclusively posting bookish photos has actually been turning me off reading for quite some time now, the pressure to read from running an exclusive bookstagram has actually been making problems with my reading progress and has turned reading, something I love and am very passionate about, into something that felt like a chore. I will still be posting bookish photos, but from here on out this account will not be 'exclusively' bookish, I'll also be sharing photos of my adventures, day to day life, family, and pets. Even just over the last week I have noticed a massive increase in my reading enjoyment after removing the pressure of ONLY posting bookish photos, and I hope you guys can understand. Hopefully you like these, if not then I guess just unfollow haha. Happy reading to you all and hope you're having a great day/night! 😘

#books #bookish #bookworm #bookhaul #bookstagram #travelgram #adventure #family #reader #reading #cat #catsofinstagram #booklover #wanderlust

Expecting nice weather this weekend so may have to organise another adventure πŸŒ€πŸŒ²πŸŒΌπŸ’§

I'm in such a reading slump lately. No idea what I want to read and it's so annoying! πŸ™„

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A day out amongst nature is exactly what I needed 🌀

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Totally not-staged photo πŸ’πŸ»

It was a surprisingly pleasant day for a long drive home 🌲πŸŒ₯🌼

Today I got an AWESOME book box from my amazing friend @rachini__ as part of a book exchange!! ❀️😍😍 I am so in love with everything in it and icant say thank you enough, I'm so lucky to have you as a friend lovely!! ❀️😘
In the box:
- Skitter by Ezekiel Boone (so so so SO excited to read this!!)
- 2 packets of incense - matching body butter and lip butter
- the most adorable socks EVER!
- a bookmark - rose erasers - gel pens!!!!
- scented pencils!
- a Polaroid frame kit!
- 2 notepads
- pomegranate body wash - Cat earrings - an ACOMAF wall decoration!! (Totally putting this on my front door when I move next year! 😍) Thank you again so so much Rachel! ❀️😘😘

Day 5: a book that makes you happy!

Every single Sarah J. Maas book makes me happy, angry, sad and insane lol. πŸ˜‚ I forgot to post for a few days so I'm picking the challenge back up today!

#instabooks #bibliophile #bookstagram #bookshelves #reader #reread #reading #bookish #books #bookhaul #bookworm #booklover #shelves #shelfie #bookreview #sarahjmaas #crownofmidnight #throneofglass #tog #com

My lip balm I ordered from @behindthepagesstore arrived today and I LOVE IT!!!! 😍😍 it honestly feels so nice on and the packaging is so pretty!! 😍😍 If you can't see the individual scents, they are:

RHYSAND (citrus and jasmine)

MANON (blood, wind, iron teeth)

This photo also works for Day 4 of a bookish bookish challenge I am doing! Favourite book of your favourite series: my 2 favourite series is A Court of Thorns and Roses and my favourite book is A Court of Mist and Fury (not pictured 😭) but my equally favourite series is Throne of Glass, and my favourite book is Empire of Storms 😍😍😍😍 #instabooks #bibliophile #bookstagram #bookshelves #reader #reread #reading #bookish #books #bookhaul #bookworm #booklover #shelves #shelfie #bookreview #sarahjmaas #sjm #acotar #acomaf #acowar #makeup #lipbalm @tog #throneofglass

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