October 2013
10.31

Review: Apollyon

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout Series: (Covenant #4) Published: April 4th 2013 Publisher:  Spencer Hill Press Categories: Fantasy, Mythology Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: Fate isn’t something to mess with… and now, neither is Alex. Alex has always feared two things: losing herself in the Awakening and being placed on the Elixir. But love has always been stronger than Fate, and Aiden St. Delphi is willing to make war on the gods—and Alex herself—to bring her back. The gods have killed thousands and could destroy entire cities in their quest to stop Seth from taking Alex’s power 
10.31

Review: Of Beast and Beauty

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author:  Stacey Jay Published: July 23rd 2013 Publisher:  Delacorte Press Categories: Retelling, Science Fiction, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: In the beginning was the darkness, and in the darkness was a girl, and in the girl was a secret... In the domed city of Yuan, the blind Princess Isra, a Smooth Skin, is raised to be a human sacrifice whose death will ensure her city’s vitality. In the desert outside Yuan, Gem, a mutant beast, fights to save his people, the Monstrous, from starvation. Neither dreams that together, they could return balance to both their worlds. 
10.30

Review: All The Pieces (ARC)

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Angela Richardson Series: (Pieces of Lies #3) Published: October 29th 2013 Publisher:  Self Published Categories: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, New Adult External Links: Amazon • Goodreads Synopsis: When so much love has been built from lies and manipulation, how much of that love is real? In ALL THE PIECES, the third and final instalment in the Pieces of Lies series, we find Norah in a dangerous and heart pounding situation in London with the Lappell. It will be the collision of two worlds that have done nothing but tear Norah down the middle, and love that has torn her apart. 
10.28

Review: Elegy

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Tara Hudson Series: (Hereafter #3) Published: June 4th 2013 Publisher:  HarperTeen Categories: Fantasy, Paranormal, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: Tara Hudson brings the dark, romantic Hereafter trilogy to a thrilling conclusion with her YA novel Elegy. The passionate love between ghost girl Amelia and human boy Joshua was powerful enough to break the barrier between life and death. Now the star-crossed lovers believe they can finally be together. But demonic forces threaten to tear them apart. The evil beings tell Amelia she must turn herself over to darkness or they will kill a human every 
10.28

Bookish Verbosity: our different tastes

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
Multicolored with varying textures, that's how I view people's opinion on books. Bookish Verbosity is a non-regular feature at AEROPAPERS where I talk about topics that are related to books, blogging and the community. This topic came up when I was talking about SpongeBob with my sister. (I know, we have very intellectual conversation. Einstein should be jealous.) We loved that cartoon, yes, that’s past tense because somehow the new episodes lack the clever humor of the old ones. Moving on, I was telling her my favorite episodes and I told her my ultimate favorite is The Paper. For Squidward 
10.28

Week 44. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome to read at my weird reviews. I’m planning to read: (October 27 – November 02)   
10.26

Week 43. Bookish Emoji

7 years ago | filed under Feature
A great excuse to use my emoticons. Bookish Emoji (えもじ) is an original meme here at Aeropapers where I’ll answer weekly prompt that is related to being a bookworm (or anything book/blogging related) with corresponding emoticons/animated gifs. Here’s another edition of Bookish Emoji. If you noticed I changed the graphic because I really hate the one that I originally came up with. I decided to put something that’s lively on the banner itself to represent the meme properly. I also welcome animated gifs now since emoticons are very little (average size is 50x50). Now my excuses had been sorted out, 
10.26

Review: A Little Too Much…

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Lisa Desrochers Series: (A Little Too Far #2) Published: November 12th 2013 Publisher:  William Morrow & Company Categories: Contemporary, Romance, New Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: In the follow-up to Lisa Desrochers’ explosive New Adult novel A Little too Far, Alessandro Moretti must face the life he escaped and the girl he loved and left behind. Twenty-two year old Hilary McIntyre would like nothing more than to forget her past. As a teenager abandoned to the system, she faced some pretty dark times. But now that’s all behind her. Hilary has her life on track, and 
10.24

Review: The Art of Wishing

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Lindsay Ribar Series: (The Art of Wishing #1) Published: March 21st 2013 Publisher:  Dial Books For Young Readers Categories: Fantasy, Magical Realism, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: He can grant her wishes, but only she can save his life. Margo McKenna has a plan for just about everything, from landing the lead in her high school play to getting into a good college. So when she finds herself in possession of a genie's ring and the chance to make three wishes, she doesn't know what to do. Why should she put her life into someone 
10.24

Oh Genki: Skip Beat! (スキップ・ビート!)

7 years ago | filed under Graphic Novels
みなさん、こんにちは! Do you like manga? Check out my recommendation here: Hi, welcome to Oh Genki! a regular feature here at Aeropapers. Aside from reading western books, I also happen to be a big manga (& anime) fan. Manga (コミック) is a Japanese word for comics. There are thousands of manga out there in every genre. So here I’m putting some spotlight to those that are worth plugging. This is going to be a little different from the previous format I posted before. I decided that it is much better if I gave a little bit of my opinion about it, 
10.24

Review: Forgiving Lies (ARC)

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Molly McAdams Series: (Forgiving Lies #1) Published: October 29th 2013 Publisher:  William Morrow & Company Categories: Contemporary, Romance, New Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: A matter of secrets... Undercover cop Logan "Kash" Ryan can't afford a distraction like his new neighbor Rachel Masters, even if she's the most beautiful woman he's ever seen. To catch a serial killer, he needs to stay focused, yet all he can think about is the feisty, long-legged coed whose guarded nature intrigues him A matter of lies... Deceived and hurt before, Rachel would rather be a single, crazy cat lady 
10.23

Review: Red Hill (ARC)

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Jamie McGuire Published: October 1st 2013 Publisher:  Atria Books Categories: Adult, Paranormal, Post Apocalytic External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: When the world ends, can love survive? For Scarlet, raising her two daughters alone makes fighting for tomorrow an everyday battle. Nathan has a wife, but can’t remember what it’s like to be in love; only his young daughter Zoe makes coming home worthwhile. Miranda’s biggest concern is whether her new VW Bug is big enough to carry her sister and their boyfriends on a weekend escape from college finals. When reports of a widespread, deadly “outbreak” begin 
10.21

Review: Born of Illusion

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Teri Brown Series: (Born of Illusion #1) Published: June 11th 2013 Publisher:  Balzer + Bray Categories: Historical Fiction, Paranormal, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: Anna Van Housen is thirteen the first time she breaks her mother out of jail. By sixteen she’s street smart and savvy, assisting her mother, the renowned medium Marguerite Van Housen, in her stage show and séances, and easily navigating the underground world of magicians, mediums and mentalists in 1920’s New York City. Handcuffs and sleight of hand illusions have never been much of a challenge for Anna. The real trick 
10.21

Bookish Verbosity: On Negative Reviews

7 years ago | filed under Fiction
How negative is your negative review? Bookish Verbosity is a non-regular feature at AEROPAPERS where I talk about topics that are related to books, blogging and the community. Before I start, reviews for me are important. And it’s a little bit discouraging to hear from other bloggers that they don’t fancy book blogs that are dominated with reviews. But then again that’s their opinion and blog so they can do whatever they want. Write whatever they want. But for someone like me, writing a review is my comfort zone. It isn’t a chore to me (unless I really don’t know 
10.20

Week 43. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. I’m not going to feature all the books though, only those that I plan to read. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome 
10.20

Week 42. Bookish Emoji

7 years ago | filed under Feature
A great excuse to use my emoticons. Bookish Emoji (えもじ) is an original meme here at Aeropapers where I’ll give weekly prompt that is related to being a bookworm (or anything book/blogging related) with corresponding emoticons. Hi everyone, this is the official launch of my brand new meme here called Bookish Emoji (I have to use emoji because it sounds cuter and me being a huge otaku). I love emoticons. I think I have different set of emoticons (smilies) saved in my hard drive for future use. I was browsing my files when I stumbled across them and I had 
10.20

News: Cha-Chaaaange!

7 years ago | filed under News
Some things are about change here! I’ve been thinking about this for weeks now and I decided to implement it already. I wanted my blog to be more personal (than already is) so in connection to that I’m dropping some regular memes that I used to do every week. I’ve been experimenting with the features and I have finalized which ones I’m keeping. I’m also launching brand new ones, so yeah I’m pretty excited. :) Weekly: Hot Off the Press – I already launched it a couple weeks ago. This replaced my weekly book haul. This meme showcases my planning-to-read 
10.18

Review: Phoenix

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Elizabeth Richards Series: (Black City #2) Published: June 4th 2013 Publisher:  Putnam Juvenile Categories: Post-Apocalyptic, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: Ash and Natalie are just starting to build a life together when things in the United Sentry States go from bad to worse. Ash and Natalie find themselves at the center of turmoil when dictator Purian Rose threatens Natalie’s life unless Ash votes in favor of Rose’s Law—a law that will send Darklings and other dissenters to a deadly concentration camp known as the Tenth. When Ash can’t bring himself to trade Natalie’s 
10.17

Cover Reveal: Tell Me When

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
I’m honored and excited to be part of the cover reveal of the novel: Tell Me When by Stina Lindenblatt hosted by Xpresso Book Tours About the Book: Tell Me When Author: Stina Lindenblatt. Published: January 20th 2014 Publisher: Carina Press (HQN) Categories: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Amber Scott should be enjoying life as a college freshman. She should be pursuing her dream of becoming a veterinarian. She should be working hard to make sense of her precalculus math class. She shouldn’t be waking up her college roommate with screaming nightmares. She shouldn’t be flashing back, reliving the three weeks of hell 
10.17

Review: Uninvited (ARC)

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Sophie Jordan Series: (Uninvited #1) Published: January 28th 2014 Publisher:  HarperTeen Categories: Dystopia, Science Fiction, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: The Scarlet Letter meets Minority Report in bestselling author Sophie Jordan's chilling new novel about a teenage girl who is ostracized when her genetic test proves she's destined to become a murderer. When Davy Hamilton's tests come back positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome (HTS)-aka the kill gene-she loses everything. Her boyfriend ditches her, her parents are scared of her, and she can forget about her bright future at Juilliard. Davy doesn't feel any different, but 
10.17

Review: Pawn (ARC)

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Aimee Carter Series: (The Blackcoat Rebellion #1) Published: November 26th 2013 Publisher:  Harlequin Teen Categories: Dystopia, Science Fiction, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: YOU CAN BE A VII. IF YOU GIVE UP EVERYTHING. For Kitty Doe, it seems like an easy choice. She can either spend her life as a III in misery, looked down upon by the higher ranks and forced to leave the people she loves, or she can become a VII and join the most powerful family in the country. If she says yes, Kitty will be Masked—surgically transformed into Lila Hart, 
10.15

Review & Giveaway: Play With…

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Title: Play With Me Author:  Piper Shelly Published: December 9th 2012 Publisher:  Self Published Categories: Contemporary, Young Adult External Links: Goodreads • Amazon • Barnes & Noble A short, sweet novella. Ryan Hunter's parties are legend. And tonight she's going to be there. Liza Matthews anticipates the return of her best friend and only love since kindergarten from soccer camp. But when Tony finally shows up, his mind is more focused on another girl. And worse, she's a soccer player. Fighting for the attention Liza craves, she's just a hairbreadth away from making a very stupid decision. But when extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures, she's prepared 
10.14

Bookish Verbosity: Blog Longevity

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
It's my blog's birthday so yeah, please let me do it this time. @.@ Bookish Verbosity is a non-regular feature at AEROPAPERS where I talk about topics that are related to books, blogging and the community. I don’t know if I’m in the position to discuss topic such as this (but it’s my blog’s birthday month so please allow me just this time). But what I’m really proud of myself is that I managed to run my blog consistently for years. And I still love it the same way when I first started it. There was only one month that 
10.14

Week 42. Hot Off the…

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. I’m not going to feature all the books though, only those that I plan to read. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received, I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it, you are very much welcome 
10.12

Review: Crash into You (ARC)

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Katie McGarry Series: (Pushing the Limits #3) Published: November 26th 2013 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Categories: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: From acclaimed author Katie McGarry comes an explosive new tale of a good girl with a reckless streak, a street-smart guy with nothing to lose, and a romance forged in the fast lane The girl with straight As, designer clothes and the perfect life-that's who people expect Rachel Young to be. So the private-school junior keeps secrets from her wealthy parents and overbearing brothers...and she's just added two more to the list. One involves 
10.11

Review: Tandem

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Anna Jarzab Series: (Many-Worlds Trilogy #1) Published: October 8th 2013 Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Categories: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: Everything repeats. You. Your best friend. Every person you know. Many worlds. Many lives--infinite possibilities. Welcome to the multiverse. Sixteen-year-old Sasha Lawson has only ever known one small, ordinary life. When she was young, she loved her grandfather's stories of parallel worlds inhabited by girls who looked like her but led totally different lives. Sasha never believed such worlds were real--until now, when she finds herself thrust into one against her 
10.10

Review: Vicious

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author:  Victoria Schwab Published: September 24th 2013 Publisher: Tor Categories: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: A masterful, twisted tale of ambition, jealousy, betrayal, and superpowers, set in a near-future world. Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under the right conditions, someone could develop extraordinary abilities. But when their thesis moves from the academic to the experimental, things go horribly 
10.10

Review: Perfect Ruin

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author:  Lauren DeStefano Series: (The Internment Chronicles #1) Published: October 1st 2013 Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Categories: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: On Internment, the floating island in the clouds where 16-year-old Morgan Stockhour lives, getting too close to the edge can lead to madness. Even though Morgan's older brother, Lex, was a Jumper, Morgan vows never to end up like him. She tries her best not to mind that her life is orderly and boring, and if she ever wonders about the ground, and why it is forbidden, she 
10.09

Week 41. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. The Fiery Heart (Bloodlines #4) by Richelle Mead Expected publication: November 19th 2013 Publisher: Razorbill Format/Pages: Hardcover, 438 pages In The Indigo Spell, Sydney was torn between the Alchemist way of life and what her heart and gut were telling her to do. And in one breathtaking moment that Richelle Mead fans will never forget, she made a decision that shocked even her. . . But the struggle isn't over for 
10.08

Week 41. Top Ten Tuesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: October 8: Top Ten Best/Worst Series Enders (so far) I’ll start with the Best Series Enders Endure by Carrie Jones – [Review] I love how Zara matured throughout the story and well, my ship sailed so what’s not to like? Foretold by Jana Oliver – [Review] Finally after like 17635323455 years Beck and Riley stopped being stubborn and 
10.07

Book Blitz: No Angel

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Hi everyone! I’m so happy to be part of the book blitz for No Angel by Helen Keeble hosted by Xpresso Book Tours. I hope you guys will check this book out. About the Book: No Angel by Helen Keeble Publication Date: October 8th 2013 Publisher: HarperTeen Genre: Paranormal, Young Adult External Links: Amazon • Barnes & Noble • Goodreads Rafael Angelos just got handed the greatest gift any teenage boy could ever dream of. Upon arriving at his new boarding school for senior year, he discovered that he is the ONLY male student. But what should have been a godsend isn’t exactly heaven on Earth. Raffi’s about to learn 
10.07

Bookish Verbosity: ARC Rejection

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
So you didn't get the book? What happens next? Bookish Verbosity is a non-regular feature at AEROPAPERS where I talk about topics that are related to books, blogging and the community. I used to work as a recruitment officer before I changed career. My daily work consists of checking resumes, calling the applicants, give them test and even interview them. If they passed, I’ll tell my supervisor and she deals with the rest of the process. I handle the initial screening but sadly not all of them are qualified. And you know what I hate about my job? Yes, you 
10.06

Week 41. Hot Off the…

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week.I’m not going to feature all the books though, only those that I plan to read. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received, I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it, you are very much welcome to 
10.06

Review: Just One Year

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Gayle Forman Series: (Just One Day #2) Published: October 10th 2013 Publisher:  Dutton Children's Categories: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, New Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: The heartrending conclusion—from Willem’s POV—to the romantic duet of novels that began with Allyson’s story in Just One Day. After spending an amazing day and night together in Paris, Just One Year is Willem’s story, picking up where Just One Day ended. His story of their year of quiet longing and near misses is a perfect counterpoint to Allyson’s own as Willem undergoes a transformative journey, questioning his path, finding love, and ultimately, 
10.05

Review: Let the Sky Fall

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Shannon Messenger Series: (Sky Fall #1) Published: March 5th 2013 Publisher:  Simon Pulse Categories: Fantasy, Mythology, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Vane Weston has no idea how he survived the category five tornado that killed his parents. And he has no idea if the beautiful, dark-haired girl who’s swept through his dreams every night since the storm is real. But he hopes she is. Seventeen-year-old Audra is a sylph, an air elemental. She walks on the wind, can translate its alluring songs, and can even coax it into a weapon with a simple string of 
10.05

Review: The Brokenhearted (ARC)

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Author: Amelia Kahaney Published: October 8th 2013 Publisher:  HarperTeen Categories: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Synopsis: A teenage girl is transformed into a reluctant superhero and must balance her old life with the dark secret of who she has become. Prima ballerina Anthem Fleet is closely guarded by her parents in their penthouse apartment. But when she meets the handsome Gavin at a party on the wrong side of town, she is immediately drawn into his dangerous world. Then, in a tragic accident, Anthem falls to her death. She awakes in an underground lab, with 
10.03

Book Blitz: The Rules of…

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Hi everyone! I’m so happy to be part of the book blitz for The Rules of Regret by Megan Squires. I hope you guys will check this book out. About the Book: The Rules of Regret by Megan Squires Publication Date: October 1st 2013 Publisher: Self Published Genre: Contemporary, New Adult External Links: Amazon • Goodreads “Life doesn’t come with a blueprint, which makes it hard to have any plans.” Nineteen-year-old Darby Duncan is finally on her own. Her boyfriend of six years just left for a high-powered summer internship, though in reality he’s been absent for much longer than that. This newfound freedom wasn’t a part of 
10.02

Week 40. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. Salvage by Alexandra Duncan Expected publication: April 1st 2014 Publisher: Greenwillow Format/Pages: Hardcover, 400 pages Ava, a teenage girl living aboard the male-dominated deep space merchant ship Parastrata, faces betrayal, banishment, and death. Taking her fate into her own hands, she flees to the Gyre, a floating continent of garbage and scrap in the Pacific Ocean, in this thrilling, surprising, and thought-provoking debut novel that will appeal to fans of Across 
10.02

Book Blitz: Leap of Faith

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
Hi everyone! I’m so happy to be part of the book blitz for Leap of Faith by Jamie Blair. I hope you guys will check this book out. About the Book: Leap of Faith by Jamie Blair Publication Date: September 3rd 2013 Publisher: Simon & Schuster BfYR Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult External Links: Amazon • Barnes & Noble • Goodreads Can true love be built on lies? A teen on the run seeks relief and redemption in this gripping, romantic read. Leah Kurtz has finally found a place to call home, a town where she and baby Addy can live in peace, 
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Cover Reveal: Defector (Variants #2)…

8 years ago | filed under Fiction
I’m honored and excited to be part of the cover reveal of the novel: Defector (Variants #2) by Susanne Winnacker. About the Book Title: Defector Author: Susanne Winnacker Published: June 26, 2014 Publisher: Razorbill Categories: Thriller, Young Adult External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads [ Synopsis not currently available.] Synopsis for Book 1 – Impostor: Can Tessa pose as Madison . . . and stop a killer before it’s too late? Tessa is a Variant, able to absorb the DNA of anyone she touches and mimic their appearance. Shunned by her family, she’s spent the last two years training with the Forces with Extraordinary Abilities, 
10.01

Special: Why do I blog…

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Hey, hey, hey! It’s October and you know what it means? It’s my birthday month and my blog’s too. Sweet isn’t it? But I don’t do celebration. I’ve been running this blog for 3 years and never did I do anything fancy with the years that pass by and I’m not breaking the tradition this year. But the post isn’t about my whining, just like other week, I found another interesting meme that I’ve decided to answer. It centers on blogging. (I originally saw it on http://strawberrysingh.com) Meme instructions: Copy and paste the following questions and answers to your post, 
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