The Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag // New releases, 2018 = rubbish reading year, and beautiful book covers!

So I freak out about a loOOoooOoOoooOoot of things. (like a lot) And the fact that it is ALREADY THE MIDDLE OF 2018!! YES!! I AM FREAKING OUT!! All those books I STILL haven't read?? FREAKING OUT. All the bad things I've done this year? FREAKING OUT. That chocolate cake right there? FREAKING OUT. I… Continue reading The Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag // New releases, 2018 = rubbish reading year, and beautiful book covers!

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May Whispers // Lots of reading (!!), lots of studying (!!), lots of speaking out (!!) but not much book mail, oops.

May was a "meh" month for me. Nothing particularly GOOD happened. But nothing REALLY bad happened?! I think it's like May was a prequel novel to the REAL novel, June. I did a lot this month in preparation for next month so I feel like June will be so much more eventful!? I did read… Continue reading May Whispers // Lots of reading (!!), lots of studying (!!), lots of speaking out (!!) but not much book mail, oops.

2018 YA Releases That We’re All Excited For!! (ft. me throwing a lot of books at your TBR)

So it's nearly 2018 and holy socks, there are some delicious books coming for our souls in the new year. They are here to claim our hearts, make us swoon in appreciation and live in gingerbread house built of our pain and anguish. WHICH IS EXACTLY why I'm a bookworm. BECAUSE I WANT THESE EMOTIONS OKAY?! And… Continue reading 2018 YA Releases That We’re All Excited For!! (ft. me throwing a lot of books at your TBR)

Duet Discussion About Our Dark Duet With Lu and Ilsa // The Queens Unite To Review Monsters, Darkness and Soul Stealing.

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.

REVIEW: Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed // more like love, hate and other mixed feelings

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

Should book reviews get more attention? + How to spice up your own reviews AND MAKE THEM INTERESTING

Let's be real, book reviews aren't the most interesting things to read. Especially if you haven't a) read the book b) heard of the book. They're just...irrelevant? Why are you going to read a review of a book you have no interest in? It's like ordering an icecream flavour...that you don't like? WHY WOULD YOU DO… Continue reading Should book reviews get more attention? + How to spice up your own reviews AND MAKE THEM INTERESTING

How I organise my book blogger life because it’s busy!! hectic!! catastrophic!! (ft. dragons under my bed)

As an organised blogger™, I eat chocolate eclairs, scroll through Twitter and practice dark magic in my bedroom. me @ exposing myself Oh yes, I forgot, I also manage to flail --> I am a penguin. An organised penguin, if you want to be specific. OKAY NOT ORGANISED AT ALL. I Just took an unannounced… Continue reading How I organise my book blogger life because it’s busy!! hectic!! catastrophic!! (ft. dragons under my bed)

[LET’S WHISPER] Are we too ‘harsh’ in our negative book reviews?

I'm back with another discussion! It feels ages since I did one (in reality, it was last month) and I think that I stopped having thoughts for a while. Mostly because of school. I mean I used to yoga and that really (somehow??) helps with inspiration. Like your doing some cool move whilst also plotting… Continue reading [LET’S WHISPER] Are we too ‘harsh’ in our negative book reviews?

REVIEW: Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman – Asian MC! Art Appreciation!! Magical Writing!!! (wow this just keeps on getting better)

Hi. I read this book and I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHERE TO START??? Starfish was so incredibly beautiful. It's just that book WHERE YOU CAN'T EVEN. Words do not suffice at this point. What's the point of writing a review WHEN YOU CAN JUST READ THIS BOOK? I will try and fail, to review this… Continue reading REVIEW: Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman – Asian MC! Art Appreciation!! Magical Writing!!! (wow this just keeps on getting better)