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The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim – Book Review

The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim is an #OwnVoices Chinese literature, young adult fantasy novel. Even though the novel has a twelve-year old main character and is classified as a middle-grade read, the content and subject matter of the  book would be more appropriate for mid-to-older teens, personally speaking. It was originally published in January…… Continue reading The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim – Book Review

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The Menagerie by Tui T. Sutherland & Kari Sutherland – A Book Review

For most of my life, I have been an adult literature kind of person. But then I read a couple of young adult books and really began enjoying that genre. The same occurred with middle-grade when I read the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series by Rick Riordan last year. I realised that as an…… Continue reading The Menagerie by Tui T. Sutherland & Kari Sutherland – A Book Review

Current & Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads #4: Magical Creatures & Galactic War!

Happy Friday, friends! I wish you all a fantastic weekend, filled with laughter, smiles, and good vibes. Sir Betrothed and I are planning on having a very relaxing couple of days, watching films and playing video games. Hopefully, I will also be able to squeeze in some reading time between these activities. Today, I’m going…… Continue reading Weekend Reads #4: Magical Creatures & Galactic War!

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Goosebumps Volumes #1-#10 – Mini-Reviews by R.L. Stine

Goosebumps is a middle-grade horror series that originally began  serialising in 1992. These were some of my favourite books as a child and had a profound effect on me as a reader. I began to enjoy reading and began to love books because of this series. Half-way through last year, I began to collect the…… Continue reading Goosebumps Volumes #1-#10 – Mini-Reviews by R.L. Stine

Readathon · To Be Read

#24in48 Readathon Announcement & TBR!

It’s time for another readathon! The last one that I participated in was the Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon, which I had a lot of fun with. My luck with readathons this year hasn’t been too great as I have been battling one reading slump after another. But Dewey’s was a good one, and I’m sincerely hoping…… Continue reading #24in48 Readathon Announcement & TBR!