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Weekend Reads #9: Sword & Sorcery, Isekai, & Being a Bawse

Good morning, book and otaku dragons! As I sit here, eating my dark chocolate oatmeal and sipping on my Milo, I have come to realise that it’s been a long time since I’ve written a Weekend Reads post! The last one I wrote went up in November. Since Sir Betrothed and I plan on having…… Continue reading Weekend Reads #9: Sword & Sorcery, Isekai, & Being a Bawse

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When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen – Book Review

I have really been enjoying poetry lately. Chalk it up to the fact that I am currently writing my own poetry book, or that I have had many experiences last year and the best way for me to process it is via poetry—reading and writing alike. Whatever the reason, I am very grateful for my…… Continue reading When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen – Book Review

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Top 12 Favourite Kickass Books of 2017!

Happy new year from my small family to you and yours! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend as 2017 ended, whether you were with loved ones or went solo. Instead of blogging, I decided to take a break so that I could spend my holiday time with Sir Betrothed and our kitty clan.…… Continue reading Top 12 Favourite Kickass Books of 2017!

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Current Reads, Current Anime

Good Morning to you all. My plan for the rest of 2017 consists solely of reading and catching some anime in between books. I am very much looking forward to having a few days of complete relaxation. The holidays are wonderful, but always drain me emotionally and mentally. The final week of the year is…… Continue reading Current Reads, Current Anime

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The Ouroboros Wave by Jyōji Hayashi

Do you ever anticipate a book so much that when you finally get around to reading it, it ends up being such a humongous disappointment and your heart breaks? Welcome to my reading adventure with The Ouroboros Wave by Jyōji Hayashi. Sometime in the distant future, scientists discover the presence of a small black hole…… Continue reading The Ouroboros Wave by Jyōji Hayashi

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Top 10 Historical Fiction Books on My TBR

Historical fiction is a genre that I haven’t talked about much on my blog this year, but the truth is that it’s one of my favourite genres. I love reading stories that transport me back into time periods that I would otherwise never be able to experience. It can offer a lot of insight into…… Continue reading Top 10 Historical Fiction Books on My TBR