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Restaurant to Another World – First Impressions

Restaurant to Another World (Isekai Shokudō) was originally a self-published light novel series from the fantasy genre, written by Junpei Inuzuka. The anime adaptation is being made by Silver Link studio and director, Masato Jinbo. When I saw this on the Summer line-up, I was immediately drawn to how beautiful the visuals were. After reading…… Continue reading Restaurant to Another World – First Impressions

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

Books · Fantasy · Recommendations · Reviews

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!

Anime · first impressions · Summer Anime

Elegant Yokai Apartment Life – First Impressions

Elegant Yokai Apartment Life wasn’t originally on my list of shows to check out for the summer, but when I saw that CrunchyRoll had picked it up, I decided to give it a shot. I’m very happy that I did because I get some good-vibes from it. Elegant Yokai Apartment Life (Yōkai Apato no Yūga…… Continue reading Elegant Yokai Apartment Life – First Impressions

Anime · Anime Review · Japanese · Supernatural

Natsume’s Book of Friends Season 6 – Anime Review

Natsume’s Book of Friends Season Six (Natsume Yūjinchō Roku) was the anime that I was looking most forward to watching! I have been a huge fan of the series since it first aired back in July 2008. I decided to watch it on a whim and it has been one of my all-time favourite feel-good…… Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Season 6 – Anime 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!