Review: The Friend Zone (The Friend Zone, #1) by Abby Jimenez

5/5 ☕ | I feel like this is one of those books that I won’t forget for a time. Read this book. But be prepared and please bring tissues with you – because it would definitely make you an emotional mess. As it did to me.

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Review: The Silvered Serpents (The Gilded Wolves, #2) by Roshani Chokshi

5/5 ☕ | The Silvered Serpents is a solid outing by Roshani Chokshi and a strong sequel for such a fantastic series helmed by The Gilded Wolves. This book is emotional and gripping at the same time – something that so few stories have managed to achieve at such a flawless degree.

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READING DIARY: 10 Thoughts I Had While Reading Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar

These musings are way personal than I was expecting. This is how I usually write in my journal – things that are mostly disjointed it’s hard to fashion them into a decent and coherent review. I was honestly debating whether I should post this or not here but I figured, for the sake of documenting it, I can give it a shot.

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Review: Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami

Reading Murakami has given me three impressions: emotional, vintage, and surreal. With a set of curious, and almost strange characters…. Murakami made, what I think, one of his most emotionally vulnerable creations.

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Review: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

To say that I thoroughly enjoyed The Starless Sea is an understatement. I loved every word in it and every minute of it. If I could pocket this book and carry this everywhere, I would – knowing that I will hold a little piece of magic with me all the time.

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Review: The Epic Crush of Genie Lo (The Epic Crush of Genie Lo, #1) by F.C. Yee

With the current wave of YA lit, Genie’s character – the sarcastic, smartass, driven one — is the kind that I get to frequently read in the books these days, but as a guy. So imagine how groundbreaking it is for me to, finally, have it be a girl standing on that pedestal, and not just any girl — but an ASIAN GIRL.

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Review: The Forbidden Wish (The Forbidden Wish, #1) by Jessica Khoury

I can’t really remember the last time I read a retelling so this was really a thrilling experience for me: the familiarity, the references. First few pages, few chapters, and this book already charmed my socks off! I didn’t expect to like this book this much — but man am I so wrong.

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