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Weekend Reads & Anime Watching

Saturdays are great for lazying around the house with critters and introverted activities. Aside from chasing and terrorising my cats, I plan onΒ  reading some great books and watching a couple of very interesting anime shows. I’m here today to share some of these with you all! What I’m Reading: The Black Book of Secrets…… Continue reading Weekend Reads & Anime Watching

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Attack on Titan Season 2 – First Impressions

Attack on Titan was originally a manga series written by Hajime Isayama. In April 2013, Production I.G. in collaboration with Wit Studio, a sister company, developed an anime adaptation that would go on to become a world-wide phenomenon. As such, this new season of the show has made it, without-a-doubt, the most anticipated anime series…… Continue reading Attack on Titan Season 2 – First Impressions

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #5: Queer Edition!

Good morning, biblio-dragons! Welcome back to another week of sharing fantastic diverse literature! The meme was created by the wonderful Aimal Farooq over at Bookshelves & Paperbacks in an effort to feature more diverse authors and books within the bookworm community! If you are interested in checking out this fun diversity party, just click the…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #5: Queer Edition!

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5 Ronin by Peter Milligan – A Comic Review

Every once in a while, I will discover a comic book that will completely amaze me with how wonderful it turned out to be. This may be in part because of low expectations or scepticism, but whatever the reason, I love the feeling of pleasure and excitement that stems from delightful gems such as the…… Continue reading 5 Ronin by Peter Milligan – A Comic Review

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When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka – A Book Review

When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka was a remarkable novel. To be perfectly honest, I finished it last week and I have been struggling with writing this review. I rarely cry when it comes to books, but this title was extraordinarily poignant that I was moved to tears. For the past five days,…… Continue reading When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka – A Book Review

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #4: Chinese Edition!

Good morning, biblio-dragons! Welcome back to another week of sharing fantastic diverse literature! The meme was created by the wonderful Aimal Farooq over at Bookshelves & Paperbacks in an effort to feature more diverse authors and books within the bookworm community! If you are interested in checking out this fun diversity party, just click the…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #4: Chinese Edition!

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The Old Capital by Yasunari Kawabata – A Book Review

The Old Capital written by Yasunari Kawabata is an #OwnVoices Japanese fiction novel about the modernisation practices that began to spread across Japan post-WWII, and the struggle that the older generation Japanese society had with compromising their traditions and customs for the sake of a new era. It’s told through the eyes of a young…… Continue reading The Old Capital by Yasunari Kawabata – A Book Review