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BOOK’D: NIKESH SHUKLA

BOOK’D: NIKESH SHUKLA

The Good Immigrant, edited by Nikesh Shukla made the rounds last year. It was on nearly every bookstagram account I followed at the time. I’m as you know, partial to women writers, so it takes a while to add a male author to my TBR. So […]

BOOK’D: CINDY ALLMAN aka BOOKOFCINZ

BOOK’D: CINDY ALLMAN aka BOOKOFCINZ

I started following Cindy Allman aka BookofCinz first on goodreads because she’s the top reviewer for Trinidad and Tobago! It’s not easy to find readers in the Caribbean on goodreads, so I was very excited to find her. Even more so, when I discovered she’s […]

Nine Picture Books I’ve Got My Eyes On

Nine Picture Books I’ve Got My Eyes On

Do you read picture books? Honestly, just a month ago, I would have laughed at the idea of reading a picture book. But let me me tell you, it is such a fun experience, especially as a very visual person. I am convinced that if […]

BOOK’D: OJIMA ABALAKA

BOOK’D: OJIMA ABALAKA

Nigerian illustrator Ojima Abalaka creates refreshing, minimalist images. She also has a love for literature and photography. In this interview we chat about reading for book covers, balancing a routine of reading with studying for a law degree and her top notch way of recognizing […]

Currently Loving…| April

Currently Loving…| April

Career, Travel, books and more book talk this April Hello there! It’s already May! I have no idea where April went (I realize I say that every month, but that’s my life right now). Initially, this post was supposed to go up on the morning […]

BOOK’D: JENNIFER ZEYNAB JOUKHADAR

BOOK’D: JENNIFER ZEYNAB JOUKHADAR

I found out about author Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar while reading Kirstin Chen’s BOOK’D interview. As a huge fan of Middle  Eastern literature who still hasn’t recovered from Hala Alyan’s , I was all in after reading her bio. Her new debut novel is breathtaking and […]

THE MAP OF SALT & STARS: A BREATHTAKING VOYAGE THROUGH TIME.

THE MAP OF SALT & STARS: A BREATHTAKING VOYAGE THROUGH TIME.

The Map Of Salt And Stars is a breathtaking voyage through time. Jennifer Joukhadar’s The Map of Salt and Stars is an alternate telling of the stories of two girls, Nour and Rawiya. Nour’s family has to escape Syria during the war and the story […]

MAY RELEASES

MAY RELEASES

Five New Releases to Look out for this May Since I started receiving review copies from sites like Netgalley and Edelweiss, I’ve been swamped with so many great-sounding new books! Sadly, because there are many of them (relative to my schedule) and I also still […]

BOOK’D: RACHEL LYON

BOOK’D: RACHEL LYON

Author Rachel Lyon is a fresh voice on the literary scene. Her debut novel is said to be “compulsively readable and electrifying”. Just read the blurb here. After reading this interview, I fell a little in love with Rachel. It makes me so giddy when […]

Six Middle Grade Books To Look Out For in 2018

Six Middle Grade Books To Look Out For in 2018

I’m officially a fan of middle grade books. It’s legit. Middle Grade Books and Me: A Brief History Well, maybe I’ve always been but I just never had the opportunity to read a lot of them? Growing up, I read very few middle grade books. […]