The Birthday Book Tag πŸŽ‚

Guess what? Today is my birthday!!!! I never like birthdays. The idea of getting older and having more responsibility plus the unpredictability of the future scares me. But since birthdays are supposed to be days of celebration, I decided to do a book tag. I saw this on Tracy @ Cornerfolds, she also did it […]

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Creative Boundaries in Writing Retellings

Reusing stories as retellings have flourished in the recent years. From legend and myth to folktales, from fairytales to plays and classics. They also come in various shapes and sizes: modern-setting, gender bent, futuristic, mishmash of different stories, LGBTQ+ retellings, giving more depth retelling… basically, there are endless options of books available for us to […]

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Thoughts I Have While Reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Hardcover, 370 pages Published February 2nd 2010 by Crown Publishing group ✰✰✰✰✰ Henrietta Lacks, as HeLa, is known to present-day scientists for her cells from cervical cancer. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells […]

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Promise of Shadows by Justina Ireland

Promise of Shadows by Justina Ireland Paperback, 384 pages Published January 13th, 2015 ✰✰✰ Zephyr Mourning has never been very good at being a Harpy. She’d rather watch reality TV than learn forty-seven ways to kill a man, and she pretty much sucks at wielding magic. Zephyr was ready for a future pretending to be […]

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Screen Rambles: June

Welcome back to Screen Rambles, a monthly features where I talk, rambling, or just fangirling about the movies and show I watched in the previous month. June… Wonder Woman I finally see this movie, albeit a bit late. I think I set the bar too high?? It has great plot and I was truly captivated […]

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Reawakened by Colleen Houck

Reawakened by Colleen Houck Paperback, 400 pages Published on August 15th 2015 by Hodder Paperback ✰✰ When seventeen-year-old Lilliana Young enters the Metropolitan Museum of Art one morning during spring break, the last thing she expects to find is a live Egyptian prince with godlike powers, who has been reawakened after a thousand years of […]

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Disappointing Books of 2017

2017 has been a year of disappointment so far. There hasn’t been any book that blew me away and I always had one in the first half of the year. In 2016, that book was THE WRATH AND THE DAWN. In 2015, it was RUIN AND RISING. And in 2013, (apparently, I missed the 2014 […]

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About Albus Dumbledore

20 years of Harry Potter! How amazing is that?? It’s also July, which is also the birthday month of Harry Potter and Neville Longbottom so we can kinda say July is definitely a HP month. Following that theme, my discussion this month will be about HP. For this one, it’s more specific on Albus Dumbledore. […]

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