#RamadanReadathon · @MuslimReadathon · Bookish · Islam · Middle Grade · YA

Fasting Recommendations for Ramadan Readathon 2019

  As-Salaam Alaikum everyone! Ramadan is 1-2 days away, so Ramadan Kareem. If you still haven’t signed up yet to this yearly readathon where we read books written by Muslim Authors, then check out Nadia’s #RAMADANREADATHON 2019 | THE ANNOUNCEMENT & SIGN-UP blog post.   With only two days left until the Ramadan Readathon begins, I wanted to…… Continue reading Fasting Recommendations for Ramadan Readathon 2019

2019 · Bookish · Bradley W. Wright · Diversity · Neurodiversity · Own Voices · Why I Write??? · YA

WHY I WRITE??? #7 ft Bradley W. Wright

I write because I have a strong need to make art. I’ve always felt it. My first career was as a professional ballet dancer. Later I took up photography, printmaking, and painting. I began writing after my son was born. When you have a kid and a full-time job you don’t have long stretches of…… Continue reading WHY I WRITE??? #7 ft Bradley W. Wright

2019 · Book Review · Bookish · Children's Book · Diversity · Hena Khan · Islam · Muslim · Own Voices

Book Review of Under My Hijab: We need more beautiful stories like this!

Blurb Grandma wears it clasped under her chin. Aunty pins hers up with a beautiful brooch. Jenna puts it under a sun hat when she hikes. Zara styles hers to match her outfit. As a young girl observes six very different women in her life who each wear the hijab in a unique way, she…… Continue reading Book Review of Under My Hijab: We need more beautiful stories like this!

2019 · Book Review · Bookish · Bradley W. Wright · Children's Book · Diversity · Entangled Teen · Fantasy · Fiction · Hena Khan · Madeline J. Reynolds · Muslim · Neurodiversity · Own Voices · Paranormal · Quotes I Devoured This Month · Sara Crawford · Wrap Up · YA

Quotes I Devoured This Month: March 2019

(A monthly wrap up with a twist.) “Be brave. Be adventurous.” “It was amazing the illusion of familiarity a simple shortening of someone’s name could create.” “That’s one of the things I really like about you. Everything through your eyes is magical.”   Elias Caldwell needs more than his life in nineteenth-century England has to…… Continue reading Quotes I Devoured This Month: March 2019

Book Review · Bookish · Diversity · Neurodiversity · Own Voices · YA

Book Review of The Place Inside the Storm: A coming of age, dystopian story of a girl named Tara, who goes on a journey of self-discovery and learns more about neurodiversity.

The Place Inside the Storm takes place in the near future, 2038, where the word Autism has been deleted from dictionaries and published papers. Tara is a 14 years old girl who is extremely intelligent and struggles to make friendships. Her only current friend is Xel, an AI that looks like a cat. Her parents…… Continue reading Book Review of The Place Inside the Storm: A coming of age, dystopian story of a girl named Tara, who goes on a journey of self-discovery and learns more about neurodiversity.

2019 · Book Review · Bookish · Fiction · Indie Authors · Paranormal · Romance · Sara Crawford · Vampires · YA

Book Review of Into the Shadows: An action-packed, fast-paced read!

Blurb Is Chloe ready to travel into the shadows? Chloe Chastain thought the mysterious stranger from the internet was just another obsessed fan of her favorite vampire books, and she grew close to him, letting him see into her soul. When she discovered that he was the actual dangerous vampire, Theodore Dupont, from her favorite…… Continue reading Book Review of Into the Shadows: An action-packed, fast-paced read!