One of the saddest feelings a bookworm can experience is when a very anticipated release becomes on of your least favourite books. And that's precisely what happened with The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman. This was pitched as perfect for fans of Stranger Things & The Raven Boys. I LOVE BOTH OF THOSE THINGS… Continue reading 4 Reasons The Devouring Gray became one of my most disappointing reads of 2019! (ft. boring characters and my salty rants)
One of the main thing that always makes me want to leave the blogosphere and take a break from it is jealousy. Every time I come back to this internet space, I always remember why I leave in the first place. Because I feel inadequate; my stats, the number of books I own, how much… Continue reading jealousy in the book blogging community!! (yikes)
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!!)
Hello, did you miss me? I mean probably you maybe did! It'd be nice to think people realised I wasn't posting and I'm sure some people missed me...right?! Anyways, the point...I'm back...FOR NOW! I'm using way too many ellipses why have I become a 40-year-old person texting. I've missed recaps and I've missed posting but… Continue reading a recap of a little chunk of my 2018 // it’s finally Autumn 🎃 (oh spooky!), plotting a new WIP + I haven’t done a recap in so long!
January was a load ball of stress and anxiety for me. Maybe because it was the beginning of the year? It wasn't a good month for many reasons and there was a lot of pressure, starting off my Goodreads challenge and being behind, not feeling like blogging, and just generally life-stuff. So I'm hoping February… Continue reading January Whispers // I’m back from a small hiatus (!!), lots of stress + PENGUINS!!
Holy Batman! THAT WAS SOME EPIC STUFF RIGHT THERE. I'm not even kidding, THAT WAS SO GOOD. It's subtly mind-blowing and incredibly enjoyable. I did not expect to love this so much. But, I mean it's MARIE LU FOR GOODNESS SAKE, of course, I loved it. Thank you to Penguin Random House for the review copy! All opinions are… Continue reading REVIEW: Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu // epic characters, thrilling writing but a little underwhelming.
So I missed November's recap, like the procrastinator I am, and now have 2 months to recap! So this will be a ginormous post. Honestly, NaNoWriMo, then school, then last-minute exams and the festive season and the new year and being awesome, it's tiring. But new year, new me! Not really, but I guess I have to… Continue reading November & December Whispers // Festive Fun, Happiness & it snowed (!!)
Kids Like Us was a very entertaining and GOOD book. I finished this book! And it was good. A word which here means "I very much enjoyed it but it wasn't mind-blowing but it was fun and I liked it." I really did enjoy it. It took me a while to get into BUT IT WAS GOOD.… Continue reading REVIEW: Kids Like Us by Hilary Reyl // A SUPER Important novel about Autism + France, Food and Friendships
THIS BOOK IS A PIECE OF AUGUST FLYNN’S MUSIC AND IT STOLE MY SOUL. Today I'm doing MY FIRST EVER collaboration with the one and only Cake Queen, Lu. You can check out her post over here. And OBVIOUSLY, GO FOLLOW HER IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY. She has an amazingly fabulous blog + cake + fangirling,… Continue reading Duet Discussion About Our Dark Duet With Lu and Ilsa // The Queens Unite To Review Monsters, Darkness and Soul Stealing.
So in case you didn't know, I am Muslim Teen. This book features a Muslim Teen main character. IM PRETTY SURE YOU CAN HEAR MY SQUEALING ALL THE WAY OUT ON JUPITER for those who live there. Let's make this clear, I've never read a YA book with a Muslim main character. And that's partly because there… Continue reading REVIEW: Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed // more like love, hate and other mixed feelings