Since the very thoughtful and kind, Ayah Assem, asked me to write a piece for her “Why I Write” blog series, I have been wracking my brain about this seemingly innocent clause. That brain power led me a few places, most of them being my kitchen for snacks, but some have also included my reasoning…… Continue reading WHY I Write??? #1 Ft Imani Josey
This is a new series that I am really excited to finally start. I have been thinking about doing this for quite a while now, and I can’t wait to share with you this new bookish series. I will be inviting mostly marginalized and diverse Authors over here to talk about why they wrote Own…… Continue reading Introducing: WHY I WRITE???
Title: Optimists Die FirstAuthor: Susin NielsenPublisher: Penguin Random House UK Children’s/ Andersen Publication Date: 02 Mar 2017 Genre: YA, Contemporary, Mental Illness Format: Ebook My Rating: 4/5 stars Links: GoodReads . Amazon Blurb:Petula has avoided friendship and happiness ever since tragedy struck her family and took her beloved younger sister Maxine. Worse, Petula blames herself. If only she’d kept an eye on…… Continue reading Book Review: Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen
Title: RoseBlood Author: A.G. Howard Publisher: Amulet Books Publication Date: Jan 10th, 2017 Genre: Retelling, YA, Fantasy, Romance My Rating: 4.5/5 stars I received a review copy in exchange with an honest review. The writing style in this book will enchant you with its hypnotizing symphony. I am a huge fan of…… Continue reading Book Review: RoseBlood by A.G. Howard
About the series : In case the title didn’t give it all, Through the Shattered Glass is going to be my Grey Journal. I am going to document my lowest, darkest moments in life. It is also a Journal, but it will only display my darkest days, perhaps even a bit about the aftermath.…… Continue reading Through The Shattered Glass #2
Title: My Friends Are All Strange Author: Margaret Lesh Publisher: StoryRhyme.com Publication Date: October 16th, 2016 Genre: YA, Contemporary, Mental Illness My Rating: 4/5 stars Links: Goodreads . Amazon I received a review copy in exchange with an honest review. The story begins with Becca, a high school student and our MC,…… Continue reading Book Review: My Friends Are All Weird by Margaret Lesh
Title: God Smites and other Muslim Girl Problems Author: Ishara Deen Publisher: Deeya Publishing Inc. Publication Date: January 15th 2017 Genre: YA Links: Goodreads . Amazon I received a review copy in exchange with an honest review. A muslim version of Nancy Drew?????? Gimme that book! Asiya is a Canadian-Bengali teenager who always…… Continue reading Book Review: God Smites and Other Muslim Girl Problems by Ishara Deen
Title: The Blazing Star Author: Imani Josey Publisher: Wise Ink Publication Publication Date: December 6th 2016 Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, YA My Rating: 4/5 stars Links: Goodreads . Amazon I received a review copy in exchange with an honest review. Very beautiful and descriptive writing was used in this book to describe…… Continue reading Book Review: The Blazing Star By Imani Josey