a chill chat about my plans for the summer (what i plan to read, watch and do)

*brushes dust off the blog* well, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? i have been...busy, to say the least. life has unexpectedly taken all my motivation and will to blog away, and college would not let me go. like,,,literally. i feel like all i’ve been doing for the last month was study, study and then …

a hopefully helpful guide to requesting ARCs and review copies (where to start and how to do it)

today, i decided to write a post about requesting ARCs on netgalley and edelweiss instead of actually catching up all the ARCs i have to read or studying for my finals. is it productive? maybe? i don’t know? i don’t care? as a bookish content creator, ARCs are part of what i do. of course, …

there’s still time to ace that goodreads challenge! tips to read more books in a shorter amount of time (+ some recs!)

the end of the year is approaching, and with it comes the dread of not completing your goodreads challenge. though it’s a challenge we deliberately take part of, it’s still source of a lot of pressure, especially during this time of the year. this is when i, your ultimate savior, intervene. if you wish to …

a good ol’ list of my favorite reads of the summer! (aka my comeback post)

*dusts off blog* well, hi. it’s been a while. in the last two months, life has been pretty...hectic. i finally got to see my family after five months of that being impossible, and with everything i had to do (see family, read, prepare for college, start college, move from my old appartment to a new …

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: 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 …

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, …

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 …