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, …

november 2020 wrap up (short stories, an informal hate letter to college and december goals)

every month goes by so fast that by the time i finish writing my monthly wrap-up, we’re already far into the following month. i try to be on time every month, but who am i kidding. let’s just forget i am five days late and get on with this post. even during a lockdown, november …

a quick notion tour (how i keep track of my different activities, studies & habits) + some tips!

about two months ago, i was drowning because of college; i couldn’t keep up because i have 11 subjects per semester (i’ll let that sink in) and no time for any other activity whatsoever. the only free time i had was during the evenings or weekends, and i used those to sleep and/or talk to …

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 …

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, …