Blogmas · TBRs and Wrap ups

Blogmas Day 3 // November wrap up and December TBR

Since I’m doing Blogmas again this year, I decided to combine my November wrap up and December TBR so I could keep one of my 12 posts of Blogmas free for something else. (Original Christmas tag? Best books of the year? Books as the 12 days of Christmas? These posts are all coming.) I’ve also… Continue reading Blogmas Day 3 // November wrap up and December TBR

TBRs and Wrap ups

October 2018 Wrap Up // I read more books than in any other month of 2018

I shocked myself in October by reading more books than any other month of this year. I was still pretty busy, but I think I managed my time better this month in order to fit in more reading hours. I also went on a few long train journeys, which meant lots of additional reading time. The total… Continue reading October 2018 Wrap Up // I read more books than in any other month of 2018

Book Reviews

Book review: Love, Hate & Other Filters // Challenging racial ideologies and dismantling stereotypes

Author: Samira Ahmed Pages: 255 Edition: UK paperback Publication date: January 16th 2018 Read: 19th February – 24th February 2018 Rating:  American-born seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. There’s the proper one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter: attending a college close to their suburban Chicago home, and being paired off with… Continue reading Book review: Love, Hate & Other Filters // Challenging racial ideologies and dismantling stereotypes

features · lifestyle

International Day of Happiness: When happiness turns to shame

Yesterday was International Day of Happiness, and I wanted to use the occasion to bring up something that’s come to the forefront of my mind recently: people shaming other people for things they enjoy. There have been many times in recent years when I’ve seen people express excitement for a film/book/TV show/event/piece of media, only… Continue reading International Day of Happiness: When happiness turns to shame

Blogmas · tags

Blogmas Day 11: The Real Neat Blog Award

I was nominated for the Real Neat Blog Award by the lovely Ryann The Reader, so thank you so much! You should definitely hop over to her blog and check out her recent posts if you’re not already following her. The Rules: Display the award logo on your blog Thank the folks who nominated you… Continue reading Blogmas Day 11: The Real Neat Blog Award