#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 · 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!

2019 · Book Review · Bookish · Diversity · Entangled Teen · Historical Fiction · LGBTQIA · Madeline J. Reynolds · Queer · Romance · Sci-Fi · Time Traveling · YA

Book Review of The Time Traveler’s Guide to Modern Romance

Blurb Elias Caldwell needs more than his life in nineteenth-century England has to offer. He’d rather go on an adventure than spend one more minute at some stuffy party. When his grandfather gives him a pocket watch he claims can transport him to any place and time, Elias doesn’t believe it…until he’s whisked away to…… Continue reading Book Review of The Time Traveler’s Guide to Modern Romance

2018 · Adult · African Literature · Book Tag · Bookish · Children's Book · Chronic Pain Rep · Contemporary · Curiosity-Quills · Diversity · Entangled Teen · Eric smith · Farrar, Straus, and Giroux ( FSG) · HMH Books for Young Readers · Kim Savage · LGBTQIA · Lisa Brown Roberts · Lydia Kang · magic · Mental Illness · New Adult · Own Voices · Pintip Dunn · Rachel Hartman · Retellings · Sci-Fi · SFF · Steam Punk · Top # in # · Top 18 in 2018 · Tyrolin Puxty · WOC · YA

Top 18 in 2018: Awesome Books I Read in 2018

I really enjoyed working on this annual series last year, so I have decided to do it again for 2018. Today, I will be sharing with you my favorite 18 books that I have read this year. If you want to check my review for any specific title, then feel free to click on its…… Continue reading Top 18 in 2018: Awesome Books I Read in 2018

2018 · 2019 · Book Review · Bookish · Cancer Rep · Debut Novel · Drug addiction Rep · Eric smith · Flux · Flux Books · Kati Gardner · Own Voices · YA

Book Review of Brave Enough- A raw, honest, heartbreaking, and beautiful story.

Blurb Teenager Cason Martin is the youngest ballerina in the Atlanta Ballet Conservatory. She never really had a choice of whether she learned to dance or not. Her mother, the conservatory’s artistic director, has made all the decisions in Cason’s life. But that’s about to change. Cason has been hiding an injury, and it’s much…… Continue reading Book Review of Brave Enough- A raw, honest, heartbreaking, and beautiful story.

#YARC · 2019 · Adult · Allison and Busby · Asian Rep · Bookish · Indie Authors · Inkyard Press · Kaitlyn Sage Patterson · Lydia Kang · New Adult · Pintip Dunn · Reading Challenge · Soho Teen · WOC · YA

Let us read more Asian Books! #YARC 2019 Signup + TBR

Can we just take a moment to appreciate the beauty of this banner?? CW is so talented!!! I saw a lot of my blogger friends signing up for YARC, so I did a bit of research and decided to accept the challenge! Let us celebrate Asian Authors and Asian Literature. #YARC2019 is a reading challenge…… Continue reading Let us read more Asian Books! #YARC 2019 Signup + TBR

2018 · 2019 · Asian Rep · Book Review · Bookish · Diversity · Entangled Teen · Lydia Kang · Own Voices · Romance · Sci-Fi · YA

Book Review Of Toxic- A very unique Sci-Fi thriller that dwells on one’s troubling cogitations & showcases brilliancy when it comes to world-building.

Blurb Hana isn’t supposed to exist. She’s grown up hidden by her mother in a secret room of the bioship Cyclo until the day her mother is simply gone – along with the entire crew. Cyclo tells her she was abandoned, but she’s certain her mother wouldn’t leave her there to die. And Hana isn’t…… Continue reading Book Review Of Toxic- A very unique Sci-Fi thriller that dwells on one’s troubling cogitations & showcases brilliancy when it comes to world-building.