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CURRENTLY LOVING…| AUGUST

CURRENTLY LOVING…| AUGUST

Hello there! Can you believe it’s already September? August was an extra busy and draining month for me. However, it was also very productive and satisfying to achieve many goals that I had set. As usual, I’ll be sharing personal updates via my regular monthly […]

23 Books to look out for this fall

23 Books to look out for this fall

I’ve read that the best books of the year are released during fall and looking through this list, it’s hard to disagree. You know how much I love book lists — even though I often do not read every single book on my lists. Although, […]

CURRENTLY LOVING…| JULY

CURRENTLY LOVING…| JULY

Hello there! Just popping in for an extra quick round up of favorite things from the month of July! Last month was so packed for me with fun stuff, serious stuff and happy news! I hope to be able to talk more about the happy […]

If You Leave Me:  A devastating portrait of love, war and a woman’s yearning to belong to herself. 

If You Leave Me:  A devastating portrait of love, war and a woman’s yearning to belong to herself. 

If You Leave Me is an eye opening, engulfing and heartbreaking exploration of what love means, what war does and what womanhood can feel like.

BOOK’D| CRYSTAL HANA KIM

BOOK’D| CRYSTAL HANA KIM

I stumbled upon IF YOU LEAVE ME by Crystal Hana Kim on one of those lists highlighting books to anticipate in 2018. In fact, I myself made one of such lists with Crystal’s book on it. I have to say, the cover, the fact that […]

BOOK’D| POETRA ASANTEWA

BOOK’D| POETRA ASANTEWA

Poetra Asantewa, as Ama Asantewa is known is a Ghanaian poet, writer and performing artist. She is an alumnus of the acclaimed Farafina Writing Workshop hosted by Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie. You can listen to her work here. In this interview, she discusses making reading […]

BOOK’D| SHARLENE TEO

BOOK’D| SHARLENE TEO

It was such a pleasure to interview Sharlene Teo, author of the novel, Ponti. Ponti “traces the suffocating tangle of the lives of four misfits, women who need each other as much as they need to find their own way”. But, before she was a […]

10 Audiobooks that are better than the actual book. Yes, really. #1

10 Audiobooks that are better than the actual book. Yes, really. #1

10 Great Audiobooks — These audiobooks are even better than the actual books! I love audiobooks and I cannot lie. Lately, they’ve been my go-to. It just feels so luxurious to have a voice actor narrate a book to you when you’re too tired to […]

BOOK’D| ZAHRAH of BookShy

BOOK’D| ZAHRAH of BookShy

Zahrah of BookShy is a serious lover of African lit. Just check out her website BookShy. I honestly admire and am inspired by her book lists like this ambitious almost A-Z listing of African Kid Lit. She’s also a co-host of one of the most popping lit […]

Lucy Tan’s WHAT WE WERE PROMISED is a shimmering debut!

Lucy Tan’s WHAT WE WERE PROMISED is a shimmering debut!

Lucy Tan’s WHAT WE WERE PROMISED – A shimmering debut from a promising new writer WHAT WE WERE PROMISED is one of those books I knew I would love as soon as I read the blurb! (Just look at this book list from January!) So, […]