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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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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!

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The Royal Tutor (2017) – Anime Review

When I was scoping out the Spring 2017 Anime line-up, The Royal Tutor didn’t really hit my radar. From the synopsis and the preview graphics that had been released, I honestly thought it was going to be a very cheesy show with some strong boy-love vibes. As a person who doesn’t usually go for the…… Continue reading The Royal Tutor (2017) – Anime Review

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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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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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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Yasutaka Tsutsui – A Book Review

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Yasutaka Tsutsui is a small collection of two novellas, the first of the same name and the second, The Stuff That Nightmares Are Made of. I read this with my Japanese Novel and Light Novel Book Club over on GoodReads as our monthly book pick! For my review…… Continue reading The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Yasutaka Tsutsui – A Book Review