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Lost Boy by Christina Henry – A Book Review & Author Interview!

Last year, I picked up a novel entitled Alice written by Christina Henry. It is a very dark re-imagining of the Alice in Wonderland story that was originally written by Lewis Carroll, and it ended up becoming one of my most-loved adult fantasy titles. I read its sequel, Red Queen, and knew that I had…… Continue reading Lost Boy by Christina Henry – A Book Review & Author Interview!

Diverse Books · International · Recommendations · Reviews · Romance · Young Adult

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

Diverse Books · Recommendations · Reviews · Young Adult

Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali – A Book Review

Assassinating my bad reading habits has made it possible for me to actually start blowing through books again, which is such a phenomenal feeling! Mid-way through the Ramadan Readathon, I’ve finally finished my first book for this reading event, called Saints and Misfits written by S.K. Ali. This is an #OwnVoices, Islamic young adult novel…… Continue reading Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali – A Book Review

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Map of Bones (Sigma Force #2) by James Rollins – A Book Review

The second instalment in the Sigma Force action-adventure series called Map of Bones, really does a phenomenal job of showing us how well James Rollins can improve his writing from one book to the next. This level of learning and growing is such a respectable trait and it’s just making me more and more excited…… Continue reading Map of Bones (Sigma Force #2) by James Rollins – A Book Review

Action Adventure · Recommendations · Reviews · Science-Fiction

Sandstorm (Sigma Force #1) by James Rollins – A Book Review

One of my bookish achievements for 2017 is to read through a pile of long serials that have been sitting on my shelves for a very long time. The second serial that’s been on my hit-list is the Sigma Force action-adventure, science-thriller series authored by Californian native, James Rollins. I read a few of the…… Continue reading Sandstorm (Sigma Force #1) by James Rollins – A Book Review

Diverse Books · Recommendations · Reviews · World Lit

The Leavers by Lisa Ko – A Book Review

The Leavers by Lisa Ko is an #OwnVoices Chinese fiction literature narrative that is in its entirety an inquisition of how abandonment, no matter its form, plays a humongous part in the cultural identity crisis for Chinese-American boy, Deming Guo. This is only further inflamed by his white adoptive parents, when they move him into…… Continue reading The Leavers by Lisa Ko – A Book Review

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Top 10 Tuesday: Feel-Good Anime Recommendations!

Today I decided to compile a list of my absolute favourite feel-good anime titles and share them all with you! Whenever I’m feeling really down, or if my depression is alive with a conviction, I like to turn to these shows because they always manage to make me laugh, smile, and feel fuzzy all over.…… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Feel-Good Anime Recommendations!