My first Goodreads giveaway book! et etc…

Cue the fireworks, bling bling disco lights and BTS's FIRE blaring in the background! Some one call the FIRETRUCK!! There is an emergency dance party going down!!!! Whoop whoop whoop! YES!!! YES!! I received my first Goodreads package yday! ^_^ I feel blessed! Gotto say I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed. Much thanks to Jody Medland... Continue Reading →

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Top 5 Wednesday | I need a sequel!

Hallo everyone, Where do the weeks go? Once one T5W is done, its already time for another of them. Or I've been really busy I didn't notice two T5W's go past. Sowwy! So today's topic is on stand alones or books in series which I would love to see a sequel to 🙂 Its no... Continue Reading →

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

  Synopsis In this tale revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, Hosseini explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another; and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter... Continue Reading →

The Diverse Books Tag!

Hallo everyone! Long time no book tag! 🙂 And this time, keeping in tune with the Diversity wave hitting blogs, I'll be attempting, yes! The Diverse Books Tag created by non other than our very own Naz @Read Diverse Books ^_^  For more book recommendations check out the #DiverseBookBloggers campaign on twitter. I pulled out my notebook,... Continue Reading →

Reading Lolita in Tehran : Azar Nafisi

  Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary raids in Tehran, fundamentalists seized hold of the universities, and a blind censor stifled... Continue Reading →

**Reblogged** Meet & Greet- Superstitions!

If you are huddled under your blanky waiting for the zombie apocalypse to start any moment given that its Friday the thirteen, you can go voice your concerns over on the Meet & Greet going on @ The Richness of a Simple Life ^_^!!! Thanks !

The Richness of a Simple Life

I’ve been giving subtle clues with the pictures announcing the meet and greet. In honor of Friday the 13th I figured we’d have a bit of fun sharing superstitions this weekend! You can share a story, a superstitious belief of yours, a superstitious belief in your country, a superstitious ritual you do before an event…

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What’s up with the “cinder”??

A post from way back! I’m too stressed to think up anything creative this week. I hope you like this one where I ramble over a few reasons why I got ‘Cinder’ hitched to my pseudonym 😛 🙂

XOX

Cinderzena's Book Blog

“Once upon a time there lived a Prince in a castle of bright white marble, lots of golden handiwork and a great wooden draw bridge. Surrounding the castle which stood atop a right sized hillock, rather like the Acropolis in Athens, were plush gardens and overflowing fountains. There were blossoms of every colour in the rainbow for as far as the eye could see and butterflies dotted the evergreen lawns. The Prince being of no lazy demeanor, was an active rider in the forests at the foot of the hillock and was also extremely fond of dancing. His cheerful and engaging countenance won the hearts of everyone he spoke to, and thus was the most sought after in all of the kingdom.”

UH!! A rather idealistic description of some dashing prince but let me not taint this charming picture that I expect most of us hear from a very early…

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Blogger Recognition Award! :O

Hallo everyone! I hope you have been having a good day, and for those of you who say meh! well smile and give yourselves a hug. You might have noticed by the title that yes, I've been nominated for yet another award! To be honest, aaaah! I totally forgot about this one!  I'd like to... Continue Reading →

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