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Update-Thinking Out Loud #1: Where I have been & where I am going

Well hello there. I was supposed to post my review of Toxic by Lydia Kang, but it is getting pretty dark up there. my heart is racing when my body is idle, and my soul is sinking into this dark hole, while my body stays sitting on the shore.  A can of worms is now…… Continue reading Update-Thinking Out Loud #1: Where I have been & where I am going

Book Review · Bookish · Fiction · Islam · Middle Grade · Muslim · YA

Book Review- Sadia: Hijab tropes and a story that could have gone right, but didn’t!

Blurb: ” Three female Muslim teenagers must decide how far they are willing to go to defend their beliefs when faced with the pressures of life.” Thirteen-year-old Sadia is Muslim and passionate about one thing: basketball. When her teacher announces tryouts for this year’s co-ed team, she jumps at the opportunity. Her talent speaks for…… Continue reading Book Review- Sadia: Hijab tropes and a story that could have gone right, but didn’t!

Book Review · Bookish · Contemporary · Diversity · Fiction · Islam · Muslim · Own Voices · WOC · YA

Book Review- Love, Hate & Other Filters: Fluffy moments, bigotry, and life.

Basic Keywords and Intro: Own Voices: Muslim debut Novel YA Contemporary  First Person Point of View + 3rd person interludes A Coming of Age Novel Maya, an Indian-American Muslim teen, faces Islamophobia after a horrific terror attack occurs. Maya is also torn apart between being a good girl & doing everything her parents expect of…… Continue reading Book Review- Love, Hate & Other Filters: Fluffy moments, bigotry, and life.

Bingo · Bookish · Depression · Diversity · Fiction · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Muslim · Non-Fiction · Own Voices · YA

#MHBingo TBR

What is it? A Bingo read-a-thon for Mental health books that begins this January!!! Click here to know more about  it + see our schedule! Follow us on twitter. So here are the books that I will ” Hopefully” read this January: The Girl in Between- Kleine–Levin syndrome (KLS) Rep. Under Rose Tainted skies – Agoraphobia Rep (own…… Continue reading #MHBingo TBR

Diversity · Islam · Mental Illness · Muslim · Neurodiversity · Own Voices · Top 17 in 2017 · WOC

Top 17 in 2017: Underrated Bloggers

  Hello everyone! So Top 17 in 2017 is going to be a very short series, where I share different kinds of Top 17. A few days ago, I published my very 1st Top 17 in 2017. I talked about my favorite reads of 2017. If you are interested, you can check it out HERE!…… Continue reading Top 17 in 2017: Underrated Bloggers

Book Review · Bookish · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Muslim · New Adult · Own Voices · Romance · YA

Book Review- City Of Brass: Jinns, Political parties, and a journey of self discovery

“ Greatness takes time, Banu Nahida. Often the mightiest things have the humblest beginnings” Basic Keywords and Intro: Own Voices: Muslim debut Novel New Adult Fantasy Novel Dual Narrative : Nahri & Ali Nahri lives in Cairo, and remembers nothing about her past. She is a 20 something  street healer by day, and con person…… Continue reading Book Review- City Of Brass: Jinns, Political parties, and a journey of self discovery