A Universe of Sufficient Size

Miriam Sved’s A Universe of Sufficient Size is a captivating story touching on family, friendship and sacrifice. This book was quite entrancing, slowly pulling me into pages. I will be honest, at the first half of the book I found myself wanting to dive into the 1938 chapters, keeping my eye out for any more…

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We Hunt the Flame – Review

There are not enough words in the English language – screw it, any language for the matter – that can describe how much joy reading this book has brought me. Albeit I have taken my time with reading it, my copy sitting on my desk for a couple of months; just watching me, waiting for me to pick it up and just devour it.

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All American Muslim Girl

If I could compile a list of books for my younger self to read, this book would be at the top of the list. I read through this one so fast, barely wanted to put it down. The writing, the characters.. I simply love every single thing about All American Muslim Girl. All American Muslim…

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We Died In Water

We Died In Water is a bewitching poetical memoir that forces the reader to fully grasp the journey enclosed – both the heartache and learning that comes about from a relationship. 

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Bury The Lede

by Gaby Dunn | Pub Date: 08 Oct 2019 I RECEIVED AN ARC FOR THIS BOOK. A dark and captivating rendition of Supergirl !  This graphic novel follows the uncertain navigation of Reporter Intern Madison Jackson through her first big murder lead, relationships, feelings and family drama. I loved the art style and the colours so much!…

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Aphrodite Made Me Do It

I received an ARC from NETGALLEY in exchange for an honest review. What do you need? What are you looking for? Nothing Everything Author: Trista Mateer Publisher: Central Avenue & Publisher Publish date: 01/10/2019 Pages: 175 Though I have not read other works by Mateer, this one really blew me away. To be completely honest,…

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The Girl the Sea Gave Back

I received an ARC for this book. “The truth was everywhere. It was in everything. You only had to open your eyes to see it.” Thank you to Netgalley and publisher for providing me with a digital ARC! This is my first book by Adrienne Young and thought I had mixed feelings about it at…

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The Secret History

What are the dead, anyway, but waves and energy? Light shining from a dead star? I’ve seen this book worshipped by the “dark academia” fanatics on tumblr. I definitely have heard of Donna Tartt’s talent of attracting a reader like a magnet, inticing in a very eloquent way. Despite all of this, I wasn’t prepared…

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While You Were Reading

If you’re looking for a light rom-com book that pulls you out of a reading slump, look no further! Beatrix “Bea” Babbage is a bookworm who moves away from her home to a different city to start a new life — following a ruined celebration — and finds exactly that. This was a I book…

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine – and so am I. Having heard so much praise about this book, I wondered why I couldn’t just pick it up and read it. I believe that WHEN you read a certain book can affect the type of impact it has on our souls. I started reading this lovely,…

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romanticising

In this crowded coffee shop, buzzing with the sounds of plates being set, chairs being scraped, chit-chat and laughter; sits i, hazelnut latte in hand. I feel very serene in that moment, liquid courage slowly fuelling me up. Suddenly the research that is piling up does not seem like the end of the world. Or…

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a new begining

I had a blog earlier this year, and it got deleted. Albeit it wasn’t popular at all and I’m not sure anyone read the two reviews I had there, I want to start again and put more effort into writing. As someone who English is a second language for, my brain likes to mix and…

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The Last Time I’ll Write About You

I received an ARC for this book. “I don’t think you think of me The way I think of you For you do so only sporadically While I have you in me Constantly” What a BEAUTIFUL poem. this book gave me so many goosebumps and made a few almost-tears threaten to spill down my cheeks.…

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The Witch Doesn’t Burn in this One

I received an ARC for this book. “there exists a fine line between being selfish & being selfless” Having read “The Princess Saves Herself in this One” and loved it, you can tell I was so excited to know Amanda Lovelace is coming out with a companion! Her poetry style is something that is so…

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The Wrath and the Dawn

As someone who hasn’t read A thousand and one nights, I don’t know if I can judge this book against the original. But I honestly loved this book heaps. I loved reading about characters with names I hear and associate with my culture and society, with issues that (were a little exaggerated) but I would…

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About Me

Hi, I’m Sara. A scientists who is always working. When I am not, you can find me with my nose buried in a book. I post mostly on my bookstagram (seriously, check it out) and twitter!

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