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Author Interview – Hanna Alkaf

I first met Hanna Alkaf at Taylor’s University event, Journey to Publishing, last October. The event was organized in hopes of letting aspiring writers gain insights from published local authors and I could honestly say that, out of the four authors who spoke at that event, I found Hanna Alkaf’s session to be the most… Continue reading Author Interview – Hanna Alkaf


What Type of Reader Are You?

I divide all readers into two classes: Those who read to remember and those who read to forget. –William Phelps   Every single person is born with their own sense of style, be it in fashion, music, writing or art. That’s why it is no surprise that even readers have their own style of reading!… Continue reading What Type of Reader Are You?


Book Review: T.H.U.G (The Hate U Give) by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Publisher: Balzer + Bray Release: 28th February 2017 Genre: YA Contemporary Source: @bookevin ‘s ARC (sent by HarperCollins USA International for review) Rating: 5/5 stars Blurb    Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy… Continue reading Book Review: T.H.U.G (The Hate U Give) by Angie Thomas


Home isn’t a place, it’s a person.

You know all those romance books, where a girl first meets a guy, falls in love at first sight, something rough happens but they miraculously makes it through and they live happily ever after. Not forgetting movies upon movies about how when you’re not looking you’ll find the love of your life and they’re going to… Continue reading Home isn’t a place, it’s a person.

Lit. · Love.


Perhaps if you Love fiercely, boldly and with no apologies. Love unconditionally – the good, the bad, the ugly and everything in between. Love without hesitation, fear or mistrust. Love to the point of madness, leaving no room for doubt. Love kindly, always seeing the good, recognizing that though we are fundamentally flawed, everyone deserves… Continue reading A P P R E C I A T I O N


Honey Creme Soft Serve

The latest type of ice cream seems to be the soft serve ice cream, which is a type of ice cream that is softer than regular ice cream, hence its name, due to air being introduced while freezing. One of the famous brand for soft serve ice cream would be Honey Creme, a brand that… Continue reading Honey Creme Soft Serve


2016 Mediocre Goals

I write new year resolutions every year. And very much like you, I don’t fulfil very many of them but instead, change the date and recycle them for the next year. This is the only moment where I practice GoGreen! This year, I want to set more attainable goals. Mediocre but realistic. Lower standards so… Continue reading 2016 Mediocre Goals