i finally read the dimple and rishi series by sandhya menon, and these are my thoughts

since i am stuck home and clearly not studying because i’ve decided to live in total denial of something called college, i spend most of my days reading books and/or talking about them. i also spend a lot of time on booktube, watching vlogs which are my favorite thing ever. so yeah, my life pretty …

how reading shaped me into the person i am today (a love letter to books)

it’s no surprise that reading has been a defining feature of my life. books joigned me through ups and downs, helped me form friendships and made me escape the real (ugly) world. and fortunately, they still do. not only has reading been a big source of joy, it has also helped me through hardships in …

april 2020 wrap up

how come march was the longest month in the whole history yet april flew by like that? i still even have processed that april is here and now it’s gone. someone tell me how. april wasn’t even a busy month for me. i mostly studied, read books, blogged and watched shows and movies on netflix. …

let’s talk about five upcoming releases by muslim authors i am excited for!

while 2020 isn’t the best year, it’s still full of amazing book releases, amongst which you can find a number of novels by muslim authors. since it’s ramadan, and i’m fasting so i can’t seem to concentrate on studying, i decided to compile a list of five books by muslim authors i am looking forward …

BOOK RECOMMENDATION: ramadan edition! (+ books i plan on reading during ramadan)

as you may (or may not) know, ramadan is close (or have already started by the time this post is up), and that means great food! fasting! amazing times! family times! unfortunately, i won’t be able to join my family during ramadan because of everything that is happening in the world, which makes me...sad. hopefully …

ARC REVIEW: guarding temptation, by talia hibbert

a digital ARC was provided to me in exchange of an honest review, this doesn’t affect my opinion in any way. Guarding Temptation, by Talia Hibbert Published by Nixon House (April 22nd, 2020) Genre: Adult Romance, Contemporary, Sensual/Steamy/Hot Romance Goodreads ★★★★★ Protective. Obsessive. And rough around the edges. James Foster knows the rules: you don’t …

i share my most treasured secrets…or as people like to call them: my good reading habits

while i’m not the fastest reader (my goal is to read 50 books this year), i have learnt, throughout the years, how to keep a good pace for reading and not fall into a bad reading slump. i wish i could read more (i mean, who doesn’t), but reading 4-5 books a month is what’s …

i read chain of gold by cassandra clare and i am now in deep pain (a call for help)

♡ Chain of Gold (The Last Hours #1), by Cassandra Clare ♡ Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books (March 2nd, 2020) ♡ Genre: Fantasy, YA, Romance ♡ Goodreads ♡ Book Depository ♡ Chain of Gold is the first novel in a new trilogy that stars the Shadowhunters of Edwardian London. Welcome to Edwardian London, a time …

five things i plan on doing during self-isolation (lists! my favorite thing!)

now that we’re self-isolating, i feel like i have all the time in the world to pursue dreams i couldn’t think about before because of normal life (which, sometimes, i wish we could get back to). if you think about it, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be more productive and/or to just lay down and …

a lil update: current reads, recent ones and new faves! (another post of raving about books, what’s new)

with everything that’s been going on in the world right now, i thought of writing a little update post to lift everyone’s mood (especially mine). i know it’s been hard for a lot of us, and hopefully everything will be soon behind us and we’ll go back to normal. to be quite honest, my only …