March’s Secondhand Bookstore Book Haul

Good morning and happy Saturday to you all! It has been raining beautifully for the past few days here in my corner of the world, and I must confess that it has created the perfect ambience for reading! So, my weekend is off to a lovely beginning. A few days ago, Sir Betrothed and I…

March Book of the Month TBR (2018)

For March, I decided to try my luck with a mini-TBR (to-be-read) list. For anyone who has been following either my blog or BookTube platforms for a bit, you have listened to me explain that I am not someone who creates monthly TBR lists because they tend to put me into a reading slump. This…

Revenge by Yōko Ogawa – Book Review

Revenge by Yōko Ogawa is a collection of eleven short stories that are all interconnected in one way or another. It’s an #OwnVoices Japanese literature novel that also falls under the psychological thriller and horror genres, and was originally published in January 2013. I read the UK Vintage International edition released in January 2014. The…

The Birthday Book Challenge

October is usually the only month out of the year that I enjoy immensely. Aside from it being my birthday month, it’s also the first full month of Autumn, which is one of my favourite seasons. It’s a wonderful excuse to wear sweaters and boots, drink hot chocolate, and eat pumpkin spice flavoured everything. I…

Asian Lit. Bingo Reading Challenge TBR

A most kind and brilliant book blogger, Shenwei, is hosting a super-awesome reading challenge for the month of May, which also happens to be Asian-American Heritage month, called Asian Lit. Bingo! When I first saw this challenge at the beginning of the month, I had opted out from participating  because I felt that I wouldn’t…