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

Creative Writing · Journal · Mental Health Monday · Mental Illness · Thinking out Loud · Through the Shattered Glass

Thinking Out Loud #2 / Mental Health Monday:​ Is the term Self-Care being exploited?

Today’s Thinking Out Loud blog post is here to extend what my ” Through the Shattered Glass” series talks about.   In TTSG, I usually only discuss my personal experiences with mental health. Today on TOL, I want to start an ongoing conversation about something mental health-related, self-care. A couple of days ago, I came across…… Continue reading Thinking Out Loud #2 / Mental Health Monday:​ Is the term Self-Care being exploited?

2019 · Bingo · Book Review · Bookish · Depression · Diversity · Edgar Award Nominee for Best Young Adult · Emi Ali · Laurie Halse Anderson · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Muslim · New Adult · Own Voices · Penguin Books · Wrap Up · YA

Mental Health Book Bingo 2019 Wrap Up #MHBB

  My most anticipated month of the year has come and gone; unfortunately, I failed to make the best of it because my mental health sucked big time. Being a part of this amazing team and seeing other people join #mhbb definitely made have a couple of highlights while I was stuck in thy gloomy cave.…… Continue reading Mental Health Book Bingo 2019 Wrap Up #MHBB

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

#mhbb: Mental Health Book Bingo TBR (2019)

We’ll be back this January for our 2nd Mental Health Book Bingo!!! We have two, new amazing hosts joining us this year: Jess @kfjblog Lili @UtopiaMind 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 and Instagram I…… Continue reading #mhbb: Mental Health Book Bingo TBR (2019)

2018 · Bookish · Diversity · Entangled Teen · Eric smith · Fantasy · Fiction · Flux · Flux Books · Lydia Kang · Mental Illness · Quotes I Devoured This Month · Romance · Sci-Fi · Thriller · Urban Fantasy · Wrap Up · YA

Quotes I Devoured This Month: Nov 2018

(A monthly wrap up with a twist.) P.S: I think I am finally over my reading & blogging slump, so more reviews and journal entries will be posted very soon. “Will I be a terrible person for feeling joy again? Custom says I should be sad. Sad for a long time. But I am tired,…… Continue reading Quotes I Devoured This Month: Nov 2018

Bingo · Book Review · Bookish · Depression · Diversity · Fantasy · Fiction · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Non-Fiction · YA

#MHBookBingo 2018 Wrap Up!

  Ayah, it is the 9th of February!!! Isn’t it  kind of too late for you to post this?  *Sighs* I know, I know! However, I am still going to do this. Last month, January, we (Wendy, Sar, Laura, Inge, Christine, and yours truly) hosted our very 1st Mental Health Book Bingo. To learn more about this, click here. We hosted…… Continue reading #MHBookBingo 2018 Wrap Up!

Book Review · Bookish · Depression · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Non-Fiction · Own Voices

Book Review- Ending the Cycle of Abuse:”He decided that he can get over it by just saying that he is what he sets himself to be.”

I loved the title because it showed that you can still be okay and move on with your life despite your childhood trauma. However………… What I liked: The author failing many times after deciding to try to no tallow the past influence his present and future. This was so realistic and authentic that I was…… Continue reading Book Review- Ending the Cycle of Abuse:”He decided that he can get over it by just saying that he is what he sets himself to be.”