(an extremely long) june + july + august 2020 wrap up

yes, i am well aware of how extremely behind i am in my wrap ups. no, i have no reason. but i have decided to finally do one, so there’s that. i haven’t done a wrap up in so long and i’ve only been putting this off because i have so many books to wrap …

BLOG TOUR: Crowning Soul, by sahira javaid (interview with the author)

i am so incredibly excited today to have Sahira Javaid, the author of Crowning Soul, a YA fantasy inspired by multiple cultures, for an interview about her book! the novel itself is one i am very excited to read, and i hope this interview ignites your interest for it! hi! i'm so happy to have …

BLOG TOUR: Court of Lions, by somaiya daud (review + a little piece on why this series means so much to me)

Court of Lions (Mirage #2), by somaiya daud Published by Flatiron Books (August 6th, 2020) Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository | IndieBound Two identical girls, one a princess, the other a rebel. Who will rule the empire? After being swept up into the brutal Vathek …

let’s talk fluff! i recommend the fluffiest romance novels i have read (and lose the ability to express emotions)

don’t you wish sometimes you would just read a story that will make you squeal with delight and leave you beaming and grinning with happiness? well, the superheroine that i am is here to deliver! i noticed that i have been focusing on more smutty recommendations in my last few posts, so i decided why …

BLOG TOUR: amazing muslims who changed the world, by burhana islam (an love letter to a fictional character i fell in love with)

throughout my life, it was hard for me to see myself represented in any form of fictional media. i usually had to deeply look for stories depicting characters who are like me, and even if i find any, it would usually be produced/written by someone who is very far and uninformed of any part of …

adult romance books to read for people who don’t usually read adult romance (and people who do!)

so you don’t read adult romance, do you? are you looking to dip your toe into the genre? if that’s the case, then you have come to the right place! today i’m here to share all the books that, in my opinion, can be a good start for you in the field! of course, even …

it’s time for the mid-year freak out book tag! (in which i scream about all the books)

it’s that time of the year!! when we freak out about all the books!!! though i do that everyday, i was still looking forward to this tag so i can watch everybody’s videos/read everyone’s posts. i wasn’t sure if i was going to do the tag though, but because i was doing absolutely nothing today, …

6 books/series to read instead of watching 365 DNI (ALL by women of color!)

if you don’t know what 365 DNI is...it’s trash, to say the least. in other words, it’s a weak (but funny) attempt at erotic romance, with questionable behaviors and quite frankly, absolutely no plot. of course, i watched it and...i had a great laugh. it was just...THAT. i thought that instead of wasting two hours …

a very late blogiversary post: answering your questions! (on favorite books, hobbies and inspirations)

well, hi. in case you didn’t know, my first blogiversary was three days ago. i have procrastinated writing this post for almost a week now, but let’s act like today is june 13th because!! blogiversary!! i can’t believe it’s been over a year since i started this blog. book blogging has become a huge part …

a chill chat about what i’m currently reading, watching, etc. (+ my very optimistic TBR)

i realized it’s been a while since i’ve sat down and just chatted about what i’ve been up to on my blog, since, you know, i’ve been doing monthly wrap-ups. but i wanted to do one of these because i like writing them!! this last week was a chill one for me, even though my …