Hello everyone, Long time no see eh? Yes I've been away from the blogosphere for a while now due to various reasons but I hope to get back into blogging soooon! (cue the many times I had promised this before already🙄🙄) I have recently had the opportunity to write for Amaliah, a fast growing online... Continue Reading →
Review: God Smites and Other Muslim Girl Problems by Ishara Deen
Title: God Smites and Other Muslim Girl Problems Author: Ishara Deen Publisher: Deeya Publishing Inc. Publication Date: 15 January, 2017 ISBN: 9780995833609 Setting: Canada Synopsis: LIKE NANCY DREW, BUT NOT... Craving a taste of teenage life, Asiya Haque defies her parents to go for a walk (really, it was just a walk!) in the woods with Michael, her... Continue Reading →
Review: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Published: October 29th 2002 by Anchor Original Title: Balzac et la Petite Tailleuse chinoise (first published 2000) ISBN: 0385722206 Setting: China Synopsis In this enchanting tale about the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening, two hapless city boys are exiled to a remote mountain village for... Continue Reading →
A compilation of Sri Lankan literature
Hello everyone! How have you all been? Its February 2017 guys! Where have the days gone eh? And I'm back with yet another listicle, this time with a special reason too. Today, the 4th of February is the day my country Sri Lanka formerly known as Ceylon, gained its independence from the British after centuries of... Continue Reading →
Hold by Rachel Leigh Davidson: Virtual Book Tour & Giveaway!
Hi everyone! I'm back with a exciting news! Not long ago I stumbled across Hold, which was in its final stages of publication, and expressed a desire to read the book, I was contacted by non other than its author, the lovely Rachel Davidson Leigh, and she was glad to have me on her book... Continue Reading →
Review: Stained by Abda Khan
I closed my eyes. I wanted to see nothing, I wanted to feel nothing. I just wanted darkness, blackness, but my eyes kept dragging me back to it all. And still, all I could hear was the tick tock, tick tock, tick tock. I put my hands over my ears, desperately trying to banish the incessant noise... Continue Reading →
Review: Saree by Su Dharmapala
The key phrase to this book is ‘fatefully yet surprisingly interwoven lives’. The extracting of silk and human elements and artfully weaving them into intricate patterns. The title in fact, is gleefully fitting. When I saw it on the book shelf at my local book store, I just knew and my expectations rose immediately, but... Continue Reading →
T5W: Memorable First Sentences !
Its Top 5 Wednesday today 🙂 and its all about Favourite First sentences. I decided to interpret this as first lines I found memorable, be it the humorous ones, the ones that echo a universal truth or the ones that eventually influenced a childhood. T5W is a meme created by Gingerreadslainey and is now hosted... Continue Reading →
Lets talk! Bookish and beyond @ Cinderzenblogs! #1 Does media and hype shape the way we read?
Hello everyone! I have news! I was just having a routine check on my notifications, when I find that Wordpress says I've been registered to this blog for a year now! A year! What!? How time flies when one is busy reading blogs and fangirling with fellow bookworms! XD I have to confess that I... Continue Reading →
Review: Street Girl by Rozana McGrattan
“I hear the vibrations of the universe and I call it love. I want to go to it; need to go to it, need to dissolve in it. It calls me home. …… And real love is the shedding of old feelings, emotions, longings, wants. And the knowledge that there will be no... Continue Reading →
T5W: Authors I want to read more from!
Halloo lovely readers! Its that time of the week. Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Thoughts on Tomes and this weeks topic is Authors I'm Currently Waiting On A New Book From. WhoopWhoop! Yes, we all have a handful of authors you just cannot get enough of. Here's my five picks.... Continue Reading →
To Like or Not to Like Emma Woodhouse? (my first guest post @ PagesUnbound)
So..... I fangirled over Austen. Again! *Not something new* DO check out the Classics event going on @PagesUnbound and read more on your favourite Classics. ^_^
Top 5 Wednesday: Characters I dislike with a passion! SOS~ pls dont unfollow!
Hallo everyone. I want to thank Lainey @ gingerreadsLainey for this much needed topic XD Diving right in: 1. The star-crossed?! Twilight trio consisting of Edward Cullen, Bella Swan and Jacob Black. Pls dont ask me for reasons with all due respect. I love the fantasy side of this series, just not these three.... Continue Reading →