Tips on How to Read More

Time has become a villain to us as we grow older. Suddenly, we’re running out of time to sleep more or relax more. But for bookworms, we’re running out of time to read more. Hang on, let me tell you a secret. It’s not time, it’s you. Yes, I know, it seems like a cliché break… Continue reading Tips on How to Read More

Lit. · Reccomendations

Friday Favourites

I haven’t been recommending books to anyone lately, so here’s a good start! These are the top 5 books that I read in 2016 that I absolutely ADORE. (They are in no particular genre/order)  Ready Player One by Ernest Cline A book full of 80’s references and video game style action that is set not-so-far in… Continue reading Friday Favourites

Features · Me, My Shelf & I

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