• I’m quitting blogging. And that’s okay.

    Well, perhaps quitting is the wrong word to use. For one, I can’t bring myself to delete this blog no matter how hard I try, which means I have something holding me back. Maybe it’s the years of hard work I’ve put into it, or maybe it’s my unconscious’s way of telling me that I’m not really done just yet. Who knows.… [read on]

    I’m quitting blogging. And that’s okay.
  • 5 Fantasy Tropes I Love

    Fantasy (more specifically high fantasy) is one of those genres that I can never have enough of. Whether it’s television, the big screen, or books, fantasy is the one thing I always return to when I’m feeling uninspired or slump-y. And because I’m such a big fan of such a vast genre, I obviously have favorite tropes that I always… [read on]

    5 Fantasy Tropes I Love
  • Book Haul: August ’17

    Hi, everyone! Today, I come to you with a book haul – which is a post I haven’t done in a really long time on my blog. I’m currently on a book buying ban, meaning that I can’t buy a new book unless I’ve read at least five books that I already own, so I haven’t been buying many books,… [read on]

    Book Haul: August ’17

Book Review // Want by Cindy Pon

♡ ♡ ♡ ♡  s t a r s Zhou lives in a futuristic Taipei that’s divided on class lines and polluted beyond belief. The you are the elites who run businesses and large corporations, and continue to grow richer; while they have suits to protect them from their polluted surroundings, the mei – the lower, poorer classes – have a high mortality rate, and barely live past…

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Book Recommendations for Your Hogwarts House

As readers, regardless of whether or not we’re fans of the Harry Potter series, we all know our Hogwarts house. You may have taken one of the thousands of quizzes all over the Internet, or it may just be intuition that tells you where you belong in Hogwarts, but chances are that you know where the Sorting Hat would put you if…

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Book Review // Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ . 5  s t a r s When Saeed shyly asks Nadia, a woman in a niqab for a cup of coffee after class, she refuses, hops atop a bike and drives away, leaving him stunned. But that was just the beginning of their story. Soon, Nadia and Saeed form a tight bond, spending their days smoking weed, talking…

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Book Haul // Book Expo ’17

Hello, everyone! Today I come to you with a super exciting post (at least for me), and that is – as you could probably tell by my title – my Book Expo book haul. I was so fortunate to get to attend the conference this year; it took place from the 31st of May to the 2nd of June, and…

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Wrap Up | May ’17

Hello, everyone! Today, I come to you with my first wrap-up in a couple of months. I know I’ve been severely neglecting my blog the past couple of months (the past forever, more like it), but I’m determined to put more of an effort now that my summer vacation has begun. With that said, let’s jump into the wrap up!…

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Books for Sale

Do you ever look at your shelves and think, “That’s gonna fall on me any time now,” because that’s what I’ve been thinking for the past few months. They are packed and overflowing, and it doesn’t help that I have no self-control, and keep buying more stuff. I’m also attending Book Expo this year, so you best believe there’s going to be…

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ARC Review | Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault by Candace Robinson

♡ ♡ . 5  s t a r s Perrie Madeleine lives a normal life in the town of Deer Park, Texas. She goes to a normal high school, and has normal people problems – a messy ex-boyfriend, a friend she feels for a bit romantically, and a cousin/best friend that she shares everything with. But people begin to go missing…

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Book Review | Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall

♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡  s t a r s Norah is seventeen years old, and she hasn’t really stepped outside of her house since she was thirteen except for the occasional visit to her therapist. She has agoraphobia, anxiety and OCD, and there are too many things in the outside world that can cause harm – so she stays inside the four walls of her…

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ARC Review | When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

♡ ♡ ♡  .  5   S T A R S Dimple Shah has issues with her parents, more specifically her mother. Dimple’s a career woman with a passion for education and coding; she can’t stand putting on makeup or dressing up, and she couldn’t care less about finding an I.I.H – the Ideal Indian Husband. The problem is that her traditionally cultural mother…

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ARC Review | The Djinn Falls in Love ed. by Mahvesh Murad, Jared Shurin

♡ ♡ ♡  .  5  S T A R S “Indeed We created man from dried clay of black smooth mud.  And We created the Jinn before that from the smokeless flame of fire.” (Quran 15:26-27) As a Muslim, lore for me has been rather different than the lore you might have grown up with. Of course there are no such things…

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