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)
So look. Contemporaries and me? We're not exactly best friends. I like contemporaries! I normally give them 3 or 4 stars but they rarely BLOW me away. It takes SO much for me to give contemporaries 5 stars because I'm hardly ever completely impressed with them (which is why i've read like 2 contemporaries this… Continue reading REVIEW: The Boy Who Steals Houses by CG Drews // aka the book that stole my heart!!
As you MIGHT know, I am obsessed with The Folk Of The Air series by Holly Black. Jude and Cardan fill me with so much love I cannot even begin to explain how much they entirely own my heart!!! So in celebration of how much I LOVE these characters (as well as the world, the… Continue reading Are The Cruel Prince & The Wicked King Worth The Hype?? (collab with Kerys!)
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
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)
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!
When I first started out in the book community, I was determined to like books that everyone else liked. And yes, I'm ashamed to admit, but if I didn't severely hate a book, and it was popular and well-loved, I'd give it 5 or 4 stars. I'd be generous because I would think that I… Continue reading Books I lied about loving because of the hype // I feel guilty but I’m exposing myself so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Holy crap, there's less than half of 2018 left, is anyone else in a state of disbelief? Because I sure am!! 2017 was like a few days ago in my head, and suddenly it's soon going to be 2019 and I'm finding it hard to wrap my mind around this. But also after August, I… Continue reading July Whispers // bingeing book series, nothing happened this month but it’s finally my summer break!
If you haven't heard of Caraval in your life, then, where have you been? It was one of the hottest YA releases out there last year and EVERYONE was reading it. Apart from me. I only managed to read a copy this year and finally join in the hype, which had died down a lot,… Continue reading Caraval and Legendary by Stephanie Garber // Are they worth the hype?!