• Collaborations

    Meet The Blogger: Aayushi

    I am so happy that my “Meet The Blogger” feature is getting such a lot of positive feedback! I love meeting new bloggers and getting to know them. Today’s blogger is Aayushi from My Bookish Banter. Tell me a little about yourself and why did you start your blog. I am 25 years old and a Project Manager by profession. I completed my Master’s in Business Administration in 2018 and have been working at an IT Consultancy company for 2 years now. I love dancing, reading, travelling, weight training and drinking coffee. I started My Bookish Banter in March 2020. I had been blogging on and off on different, random…

  • Girl, Serpent, Thorn
    Books

    Book Review: Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

    I finished reading Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust yesterday and let me tell you that I am still not over it. I love fairy tales and stories that are inspired by them. About The Book There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous to the touch. But for Soraya, who has lived her life hidden away, apart from her family, safe only in her gardens, it’s not just a story. As the day of her twin brother’s wedding approaches, Soraya must decide if she’s willing to step outside of the shadows for the first time. Below in the dungeon is a…

  • Collaborations

    Meet The Blogger – Tajinder Kaur

    Last month I decided to start featuring fellow bloggers on my blog. Why? because we are a huge community and it is great to get to know one another! Today I’m going to be in conversation with Tajinder Kaur from Tajinder Kaur. Tell me a little about yourself and why did you start your blog. Well, I go by the name Tajinder Kaur. I’m a content creator, hip-hop enthusiast and a poet. I originally started as a music blog. Two things I  enjoyed were writing and discovering new music, so it made sense to fuse them together. I then rebranded to a fashion blog, inspiring women to be confident and…

  • Reading Slump
    Books,  Others

    05 Things To Do During A Reading Slump

    Reading slumps. We have all gone through this at least once in our lives. In fact, I go through these quite often. I guess that is why it was easy for me to come up with a list of things that you can do when going through a slump. Talking from experience, a reading slump is one of the worst phases you can go through if you a book blogger! I mean, our whole blog and content revolve around us being able to lap up words and write about them right? Here are my top 05 tips on what you can do when you go through a reading slump. Ditch…

  • Collaborations

    Meet The Blogger – Hope Chilinda

    Last week I decided that I’m going to be featuring several Bloggers on my blog. Why? Because we are a great community and it is nice to get to know one another. Today’s Meet The Blogger features Hope Chilinda from Hope Chilinda (Shona). Tell me a little about yourself and why did you start your blog. My name is Hope Chilinda. I am a lifestyle blogger from Lusaka, Zambia. I am the basic 20 something-year-old. I am a daughter, a sister, an aunt and a friend. I started my blog in December of 2017. I think I only posted one or two pieces that month. I started my blog because…

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    Books

    Book Review: Descendant Of The Crane by Joan He

    I just finished reading this book and my mind is completely empty of thoughts. It was that good! I cannot thank NetGalley enough for granting me my request to read the advanced copy of Descendant Of The Crane. You just gave me my new favorite book! About The Book Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own. Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she’s thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father’s killer, Hesina does something desperate: she engages the aid of a soothsayer—a treasonous act, punishable…

  • Pile of books on a beach
    Books,  Others

    Tips On How To Read On a Budget

    We are all going through hard times at the moment and the one thing that helps us take our mind off reality is reading. But how do we do that when we are on a budget? Reading does not have to necessarily be an expensive hobby and there are several ways one can do that and be on a budget at the same time. After a little research and looking around, I came up with the following ways you can read on a budget. This post has been a long time coming. At the start of quarantine when bookstores were shut and I was looking for ways to read while…

  • Collaborations

    Meet The Blogger – Amber Page

    Starting from this week, I’m going to be featuring several Bloggers on my blog. Why? Because we are a great community and it is nice to get to know one another. The first blogger to be featured is Amber from The Unpredicted Page. Tell me a little about yourself and why did you start your blog. Hey everyone! My name is Amber, and I am a 20-year-old student studying Accounting and Finance. I started my blog at the start of April 2020 when we were 2 weeks into lockdown. I wanted something to get stuck into and something that I could enjoy. So, I created The Unpredicted Page where I…

  • Stormblood by Jeremy Szal
    Books

    Book Review: Stormblood by Jeremy Szal

    Where do I even begin to talk about Stormblood? I have hardly read any science fiction novels so this would be a first. Did I enjoy it? Read on to find out. About The Book Vakov Fukasawa used to be a Reaper, a biosoldier fighting for the intergalactic governing body of Harmony against a brutal invading empire. Now, he fights against the stormtech: the DNA of an extinct alien race Harmony injected into him, altering his body chemistry and making him permanently addicted to adrenaline and aggression. It made him the perfect soldier, but it also opened a new drug market that has millions hopelessly addicted to their own body…

  • How To Get Over A blogging Slump
    Blogging,  Others

    04 Things You Can Do When You Are Going Through A Blogging Slump

    Ever get the urge to do something “blog related” but at the same time, you are going through a blogging slump? No matter how hard you stare at the screen no words seem to materialize. Don’t worry because this happens to everybody once in a while. I went through a similar phase recently and felt really unproductive during those days. To help me get out of my slump, I came up with four useful things that I could do which did not involve writing. Work On Your Pinterest I never used Pinterest specifically for my blog before. It was a place where I would save pins from other blogs but…