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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, […]

CURRENTLY LOVING…|JUNE

CURRENTLY LOVING…|JUNE

Hey there! Was it just me or was June ROUGH? I’m glad we’re finally in July and I can get some time off tutoring and just enjoy being on my own schedule for a while. I’m also very excited about this convention that I’ll be […]

BOOK’D| AUTUMN AND KENDRA OF READING WOMEN

BOOK’D| AUTUMN AND KENDRA OF READING WOMEN

Autumn and Kendra of reading women founded a website and podcast in which they discuss their adventures in reading (you guessed it) books by women. I stumbled upon their website somehow I cannot even remember right now and fell in love with their podcast! I’ve […]

BOOK’D| SHUBNUM KHAN

BOOK’D| SHUBNUM KHAN

Shubnum Khan is an author and artist I found via author Ayobami Adebayo. I’m also currently reading and enjoying her debut novel, Onion Tears about three generations of Muslim women living in South Africa. Onion Tears is suffused with loving and mouth watering descriptions of […]

BOOK’D| MEL & AKUA OF THE SANKOFA BOOK CLUB

BOOK’D| MEL & AKUA OF THE SANKOFA BOOK CLUB

Mel and Akua run The Sankofa Book Club and host the Podcast of the same name. Every month, they read a new book by an African author and discuss it on the podcast. I really liked this episode even though I hadn’t read the book […]

25 Books on My Summer Reading List

25 Books on My Summer Reading List

Is it Summer yet? Because my summer reading list is here! It’s hard to tell the start of summer when you live in the tropics, but a little birdie told me everyone’s ready for summer reading! I try to make a reading list every summer, […]

BOOK’D| MAE RESPICIO

BOOK’D| MAE RESPICIO

Mae Respicio’s debut novel, THE HOUSE THAT LOU BUILT (June 2018) is one of the most unique middle grade books I’ve read! With a heroine who is determined, at age twelve, to build her own little house, the book packs a punch. It also features […]