goals, Other Musings, wrap up

2019 Wrap-Up: Did I reach my goals?

In the beginning of the year I decided to come up with a few goals for the year. Some bookish, some more personal. Let's see how I did! Check out the original post with my goals First Up... Reading Goals: First, I wanted to read 1 recommended book per month! Jan: Throne of GlassFeb: The… Continue reading 2019 Wrap-Up: Did I reach my goals?

book reviews

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern Publication Date: November 5th, 2019 Rating: 3.75-4/5 Far beneath the surface of the earth, upon the shores of the Starless Sea, there is a labyrinthine collection of tunnels and rooms filled with stories. The entryways that lead to this sanctuary are often hidden, sometimes on forest floors, sometimes in… Continue reading The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Bookish Merch, In Pakistan

I got more candles because I have a problem but anyway here's A DOUBLE UNBOXING: The Lit World Heroes of Olympus Box and The Flame Affair Disney box

The Lit World: Heroes of Olympus 6 oz SON OF NEPTUNE candle: Jasmine, Bergamot, Vanilla2 oz FESTUS, THE DRAGON candle: Orange, Nutmeg, Clove2 oz AUNTY EM'S EMPORIUM candle: Cedarwood, Lemon, RosemaryProphecy of the Seven print by @sistersandbookuniverseArtemis quote bookmark by @sistersandbookuniverse Thoughts So last time I bought a box from them I complained about the… Continue reading I got more candles because I have a problem but anyway here's A DOUBLE UNBOXING: The Lit World Heroes of Olympus Box and The Flame Affair Disney box

Bookish Merch, elsewhere

The Tsundoku Chronicles Bookmarks: REP PACKAGE UNBOXING

I'm so excited to share these bookmarks with you because Neelam is so talented and I love her bookmarks SO. MUCH. MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT HER ETSY SHOP AND USE STARS10 TO SAVE (This code is valid through February so make sure to use it while you can!) I received these bookmarks as a… Continue reading The Tsundoku Chronicles Bookmarks: REP PACKAGE UNBOXING

book reviews

Tweet Cute: A Modern Day You've Got Mail that literally had me screaming (with cuteness overload)

Tweet Cute by Emma Lord Publication Date: January 21st, 2020 Rating: 5/5 A fresh, irresistible rom-com from debut author Emma Lord about the chances we take, the paths life can lead us on, and how love can be found in the opposite place you expected. Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist.… Continue reading Tweet Cute: A Modern Day You've Got Mail that literally had me screaming (with cuteness overload)

Bests and Worsts (Lists), wrap up

Favorite Books of 2019. A spectacular reading year!

2019 was the year of amazing Muslim authors and ownvoices books for me! I honestly think this was one of my most memorable years in terms of books! Here's my Goodreads Year in Books. So if I had to choose a TOP 3 or anything, I would just say the first books that come to… Continue reading Favorite Books of 2019. A spectacular reading year!

book reviews

Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse (a fantastical journey!)

Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse Publication Date: January 14th, 2020 Rating: 4/5 Lately, seventh grader Nizhoni Begay has been able to detect monsters, like that man in the fancy suit who was in the bleachers at her basketball game. Turns out he's Mr. Charles, her dad's new boss at the oil and gas… Continue reading Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse (a fantastical journey!)