Great Summer Reads to Learn About Racism

Great Summer Reads to Learn About Racism

                  Shakespeare opened his play Richard III with the lines, “Now is the winter of our discontent.” Well, look around you. Now seems to be the summer of our discontent. As if it wasn’t bad enough being isolated in our own homes, hiding away from a microscopic killer, we are now faced with civic unrest as citizens, quite justifiably, take to the streets in protest. Discontent, indeed! Previously, when we thought of a great summer read, we would think intuitively of a bit of escapism, something to amuse us as we sat on the beach or spent a leisurely afternoon in the sun. But...

Friday Features: Top Bookstagrammers to Follow this Week

Friday Features: Top Bookstagrammers to Follow this Week

Ever since I started my account on Instagram, I was completely astounded by the beauty of #bookstagram. Before, the only hype for a bookish person is to create a book blog and fill them with book reviews. Right now, readers from all over the world express their passion for reading with boundless creativity. And it's not just the amazing photos, #bookstagram can also be considered as an active friendly community who shares the same passion for book reading. Everyone is welcome to join the...

Let’s Talk Thursday: Perfect Tattoo Designs for Book Lovers

Let’s Talk Thursday: Perfect Tattoo Designs for Book Lovers

As we all know, a tattoo is a perfect way of expressing ourselves artistically for a lifetime and having to brand yourself as a proud book lover, choosing a design or famous quotes from your favorite book would do its magic. So, what do you think are the perfect tattoo designs for book lovers? I came from a conservative family and I have a very conservative Dad, when I was younger I really wanted to have a tattoo, but I was never allowed to do so. The reason is that he believes that if I have a tattoo I won't be allowed to donate blood anymore... for a certain time. He stated that "What...

Monday Reads: Wicked by Jennifer Armentrout

Monday Reads: Wicked by Jennifer Armentrout

Yup! I'm still alive.  I've been inactive for like ages due to work but as we all know, you can't just leave something you are passionate about, right?   Well, hey it's Monday again. I know most of you hate this day because for most of you, it means early morning routine (again...), traffic jam, and work. So, to save us from this desperation we need something wonderful to look forward too and for people who usually keep their nose in front of a book, what are you reading today or plan to read this week? Looking back, I was planning to read and review Uprooted by Naomi Novik and A Court...

Monday Reads: Wicked by Jennifer Armentrout

Monday Reads: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

I promised to be more active starting on August and today I'm starting this week with a meme. This is my first time to join a book meme and I really hope I'm doing it the right way. It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA! is hosted by Jen Vincent @Teach Mentor Texts & Kellee Moye @ Unleashing Readers Last month, I borrowed the whole collection of Rick Riordan's books from my best friend who was happy to lend it to me just to share the fandom and for someone to squeeeee with as the series continues to pile up. Just look at these and imagine all of these books for me...

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