Double Review: Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim & We Are Not Free by Traci Chee | A Whimsical, Fantasy Mulan Retelling & A Poignant Yet Heartfelt WW2 Novel That Touches On Discrimination and Identity

Hello friends! Today’s post is a double review of two books I’ve enjoyed, Spin the Dawn and We Are Not Free, the first being a whimsical Mulan retelling that was lovely but fell a little flat, and the latter being a poignant yet heartfelt WW2 novel touching on important themes that also caused me to bawl my eyeballs out.

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Review: Admonition by Kathryn Amurra | A lovely Historical Romance set in Ancient Rome with Slow Burn & Prophecies!

Hello everyone!

Ah ‘simple’ romances are usually a hit or miss for me, and today I’m bringing you my review of Admonition, a short but sweet historical romance that was definitely a hit. Today (5 June) is Admotion’s book birthday (welcome to the world!) so go show it some love!

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Review: Skyhunter by Marie Lu | A YA Sci-Fi that is brutal yet brims with hope, a testament to Marie Lu’s storytelling magic

Marie Lu? The author who nurtured the deeply flawed but compelling Adelina Amouteru? And the one who brought to life the tenacious, rainbow-haired hacker Emika Chen? Yes, yes and yes. She’s also now the one who planted the seedling of Talin Kanami, our protagonist of Skyhunter in the world.

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APRIL & MAY WRAP UP | returning from my long hiatus, starting bookstagram & redesigning my blog (again)!

hello friends! i’m so happy to be finally writing a post, having been on a seemingly never-ending hiatus since february dawned thanks to a hectic study life and now that it’s nearing break, i’ve some time to come back.

whilst ghosting the blogosphere, i’ve been somewhat eventful in other areas? i recently started a bookstagram account, which i’ll be sharing more of my thoughts down below, and if you’ve noticed, redesigned my blog for the umpteenth time, thank you itchy fingers, but i’m rather pleased with the outcome, tell me what you think!

i’m trying a new format with this two months’ wrap ups, so let me not dawdle and get into it!

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Blog Tour: The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He | a melancholic and moving tale of sisters, climate change and humanity [Review + Giveaway]

Hello friends!! Today, I’m incredibly excited to bring to you a blog tour of one of my most anticipated releases for this year: The Ones We’re Meant to Find, and am pleased to announce that it did not disappoint. It truly struck a chord with me, at its core, a commentary on climate change, technology, the complexity of human nature, sisters and acceptance.

Thank you to TBR and Beyond Tours for organising this book tour and selecting me as a tour host!

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Review: The Outlands by Tyler Edwards | Found Family and a Resonant MC Personal Voice packed into a Dystopia

Hello friends! I’m yet again breaking my hiatus to bring to you a review of this short dystopia that I enjoyed :”). Life’s been truly hectic and demanding this season, give me time to get back to comments and posts, but do let me know how you all are doing okay!

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Blog Tour: The Half-Orphan’s Handbook by Joan F. Smith | a balanced, sensitive and nuanced debut on grief and loss [Review + INTL Giveaway]

Hello everyone! Long time no see! Ah yes I have been absent for quite a while, I don’t know when I’ll be fully active in blogging and interacting, though I do have another blog tour for next month I’m incredibly excited for.

Anyway, today I’m taking a mini hiatus from my hiatus with my tour stop for The Half Orphan’s Handbook by Joan F. Smith, hosted by Xpresso Book Tours. It is a balanced, sensitive and nuanced debut on grief and loss that I resonated so deeply with it, and I truly hope that through today’s review you all will be convinced go pick it up!

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FEBRUARY & MARCH WRAP UP | In which I disappeared from the face of the blogosphere

Hello everyone, happy end-March!

I’ve become more and more convinced that time is a social construct, that it doesn’t exist, as two months off the blogosphere just flew by in a series of hectic schedules and crazy workloads.

Thankfully, things have eased a little (or rather I hope) and I’m popping back here to share with you all about these past 2 months, where I didn’t read much (I’m a couple of books behind my GR goal, yikes!) got to some priority TBR reads and found favourites in them!

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Double Review: The Sixth Gate by K.T. Munson & A Touch of Death by Rebecca Crunden

Hello everyone! I’m temporarily back from ghosting the blogosphere to share with you about these two books. I’ve evidently been busy and hope to stick to a schedule + read all your posts soon, thank you for sticking around! For now, I’m trying a different, more relaxed, bullet-point format with today’s reviews that I’ve seen many bloggers adopt, do let me know how it goes. 🤗

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Blog Tour: We Are the Fire by Sam Taylor [Review + INTL Giveaway!] | the book compared to An Ember in the Ashes but flopped

Hello everyone! Today I’m bringing to you my stop of the blog tour for We Are the Fire by Sam Taylor, a book that was compared to one of my all time favourite series: An Ember in the Ashes. *dramatic music*

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