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T5W: #OwnVoices Books That Aren’t Set in the Western World

Happy Wednesday, everyone! We are officially half-way through the week, thank goodness! This week has been trudging on by very slowly for me, so I am ready for the weekend to arrive. For today’s post, I decided to go ahead and partake in the Top 5 Wednesday meme, for which today’s topic is about books…… Continue reading T5W: #OwnVoices Books That Aren’t Set in the Western World

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#24in48 Readathon Announcement & TBR!

It’s time for another readathon! The last one that I participated in was the Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon, which I had a lot of fun with. My luck with readathons this year hasn’t been too great as I have been battling one reading slump after another. But Dewey’s was a good one, and I’m sincerely hoping…… Continue reading #24in48 Readathon Announcement & TBR!

Diverse Books · Fantasy · Reviews · Young Adult

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir – A Book Review

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir arrived in my mailbox last year, but I always felt hesitant with picking it up due to the hype surrounding it. In my experience, when a book (or anything really), has a huge boom in popularity, I tend to stray away from it becuse I don’t want…… Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir – A Book Review

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June Reading Wrap-Up!

June wasn’t too bad of a reading month for me. I’m quite pleased that most of the books that I’ve read during this month were #OwnVoices diverse books, and almost all of those were Islamic books written by Muslima authors. There was also a bit of variety with my genres ranging from poetry to action…… Continue reading June Reading Wrap-Up!

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God Smites & Other Muslim Girl Problems by Ishara Deen – A Book Review

Before I jump into this review, I must confess that I’ve had this book for a while now. It was sent to me by the absolutely delightful Ishara Deen, but due to health battles and other circumstances, I haven’t been able to pick it up until this past week. In a way, I’m happy that…… Continue reading God Smites & Other Muslim Girl Problems by Ishara Deen – A Book Review

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Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed – A Book Review

My second book has been completed for the Ramadan Readathon that’s happening for the month of June, and I must say that I was very surprised by it; some of it good, but mostly not so great. Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed is an #OwnVoices Pakistani, Islamic literature novel within the young adult…… Continue reading Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed – A Book Review

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The Ruler of the Books – Book Tag

Good Morning book dragons! I was tagged by James @ This Is My Truth Now to do this tag, which was really fun to do. Please stop by James’ site and check him out. He writes very intellectual and interesting reviews; you won’t be disappointed. 🙂 #1: What book would you make everyone read? Norwegian…… Continue reading The Ruler of the Books – Book Tag