Bookish · Muslim · YA · Islam · Historical Fiction

Book Review of Blood & Ink: When Romeo & Juliet meets Terrorism. (Are you cringing yet?)

Basic Keywords and Intro: Romeo & Juliet meets Terrorism.( Are you cringing yet?) A Historical Fiction Novel: The 2012 coup in Timbuktu, Mali Ali belongs to the “Defenders of Faith” movement Ali begins to fall in love with Kadi What would he chose? Love or “ Faith” Points to address: Where do I even start?…… Continue reading Book Review of Blood & Ink: When Romeo & Juliet meets Terrorism. (Are you cringing yet?)

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

Book Review of Wild Beauty: Flowers, Friendship, Love, Greed and a tragic legacy.

Own Voices: Queer Latinx Women YA Fantasy Novel Third person Omniscient Narration + Dual POV La Pradera is a magical garden that the Nomeolvides women curate. Those women are a generation of 5 girls, and their mothers, and their Grandmas. La Pradera is a cursed land that vanishes any person who is truly loved by…… Continue reading Book Review of Wild Beauty: Flowers, Friendship, Love, Greed and a tragic legacy.

Bingo · Bookish · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Neurodiversity · Own Voices

Introducing: Mental Health Book Bingo!!

What is it? A Bingo read-a-thon for Mental health books that was created by Wendy @ whatthelog  . It is a month long read-a-thon that was inspired by Shenwei’s ( @ (AS)(I)AN (AM)ERICA ) Asian Lit bingo. When is it? January!!! Join the very 1st #BingoMH on the January of 2018. How can I Participate? Make sure to follow us…… Continue reading Introducing: Mental Health Book Bingo!!

Book Review · Bookish · Graphic Novel

Book Review: How to Be Perfectly Unhappy by Matthew Inman, The Oatmeal

  Matthew Inman—Eisner Award-winning creator of The Oatmealand #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You—serves yet another helping of thoughtful hilarity in this charming, illustrated gift book for anyone who is irked by the question: “Are you happy?” In How To Be Perfectly Unhappy,…… Continue reading Book Review: How to Be Perfectly Unhappy by Matthew Inman, The Oatmeal

Book Review · Bookish · Diversity · Entangled Teen · Fantasy · Fiction · Own Voices · Paranormal · YA

Blog Tour/ Book Review: The November Girl by Lydia Kang

             **A November Goodreads Best Book of the Month!** I am Anda, and the lake is my mother. I am the November storms that terrify sailors and sink ships. With their deaths, I keep my little island on Lake Superior alive. Hector has come here to hide from his family…… Continue reading Blog Tour/ Book Review: The November Girl by Lydia Kang

Book Review · Bookish · Entangled Teen · Fantasy · Paranormal · YA

Book Review: Haven by Mary Lindsey

        “We all hold a beast inside. The only difference is what form it takes when freed.” Rain Ryland has never belonged anywhere, He’s used to people judging him for his rough background, his intimidating size, and now, his orphan status. He’s always been on the outside, looking in, and he’s fine…… Continue reading Book Review: Haven by Mary Lindsey

Book Review · Bookish · Diversity · Fantasy · Fiction · LGBTQIA · Paranormal · Retellings · Romance · Sci-Fi · YA

Book Review: Perchance to Dream ~ A YA Shakespeare Retelling Anthology

  Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Macbeth. Everyone has heard their names. Everyone knows their stories. But you’ve never seen them like this. In this collection, some of the hottest names in YA today reimagine ten of Shakespeare’s best-known plays and sonnets for a new audience. From sci-fi adventures on distant moons to modern magic found…… Continue reading Book Review: Perchance to Dream ~ A YA Shakespeare Retelling Anthology