I'm only just realising now that in January I read a fantasy, a thriller, a mystery and a poetry collection! Like...what? I'm branching out into so many different genres lately and I'm lowkey living for it! I've found some new favourites and am mostly enjoying what I'm reading. Normally I just stick to YA FANTASY… Continue reading mini reviews // books with red on the cover edition (poetry, hufflepuffs & I drown in all the genres)
As much as I like talking about platonic friendships, I am TRASH for a good romance. And if you haven't guessed by the title, I'm going to be talking my top five favourite ships and why I love them SO MUCH! Warning: CAPS LOCK OVERLOAD AHEAD. note: For each book I mention, there will be… Continue reading My Favourite Romantic Relationships in YA (I will go down with these ships!!)
Good morning penguins and humans alike, it's time for the first recap of 2019!!! Your fave is back. I mean I haven't been gone for long - I mean, I literally haven't been gonna at all but please kindly shut up because I love being dramatic like a certain character from The Cruel Prince (locke,… Continue reading January Whispers // New Year, Happier Me; Snow, New Blog Design is LIVE, + an AWESOME blog survey for YOU to take!!
Yes, I'm Asian and yes, I love Asian books with my whole heart. When this reading challenge was announced, I knew that I wanted to do it but I was hesitant, because if you've been following me for some time, you'll know that I want 2019 to be stress-free reading-wise. But, peer pressure, exciting reading… Continue reading Year Of The Asian Reading Challenge // my heart = Asian books, my TBR & signup/update post
One of my 2019 goals is to read books I REALLY want to read. I mean one of my own unwritten goals is to like find out how this new WordPress editor works...and we know that's not gonna happen but, whatever. I know this seems like a really EASY goal. Like everyone reads books they… Continue reading Books/series I MUST(!!!) read – or I will be eaten by a dragon (maybe) – in 2019
So it's time to see if 2018 was a failure and to test the limits of my ambitious nature by setting goals for 2019. I've been wanting to write this post for a while now so I'm glad I get to! I made some goals at the end of 2017 about what I want to… Continue reading goodbye 2018 and hello 2019. (looking back on this year + making new resolutions)
2018 was a strange book blogging year!I admit. I didn't post as much so my stats dropped by loads, I didn't read many good books if i'm being perfectly honest, and the year, in general, wasn't that great. But there were some highlights! And some downfalls. Which I'm going to talk about today! Let's goooo.… Continue reading 2018 WRAPPED UP IN BOOKS – A Book Blogging Year In Review (Delicious Pie Charts, Evil Authors That Make Me Cry & Favourites)
There are MANY reasons I review books. I want to remember what i think about a book because I'm so forgetfullike why did i hate or love that book?RANT ABOUT FEELINGSi have a lot of themshare with other people why they should/ should not read something Mainly, I want people to TRUST me. I want… Continue reading Do people think I’m genuine in my reviews? // a discussion
Well uhm hello there!! It is me. Ilsa. I haven't been doing much lately, in terms of being online and interacting with people. What I don't need right now is reassurance, I just need you to understand that my life is a mess, and two, I'm in this weird zone between stressed and laid back… Continue reading an update on my life; autumn, writing, reading and exams.