Start With Me by J. Saman

This is the third and final book in the Start Again series by J. Saman, which I totally, totally love. Here are the links to my reviews of book one Start Again and book two Start Over. Book three Start With Me releases today! It has a paperback version, which you should totally buy if it’s available…

Quietly Making Noise by Yessi Smith

Dreams tug, tease, and sometimes retreat into a subtle promise of a different tomorrow. A tomorrow Elio Delacruz never expected. Not after a lifetime of chasing a single goal. Alongside his closest friends, Elio lives and loves his passion—his art. His existence depends on the whimsical, on the intangible, on the constant motion of a…

The Nightingale A Review by Library of a TwentySomething

  The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah Back Cover Synopsis: FRANCE, 1939 In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says good-bye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn’t believe that the Nazis will invade France … but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks,…

Library of a TwentySomething’s Kristen

  Hey everyone! I’m Kristen, from Library of a TwentySomething and I am happy to be working alongside Pari’s Books as a guest blogger! I am a TwentySomething (ofcourse!) Canadian girl from a well known Southern Ontario city, Niagara Falls. As a reader I tend to drift a bit more to the Historical Fiction (World War…

Love Rewritten by J. Saman

Happy release day to Love Rewritten! Abby Scofield’s love life has been all sorts of wrong. So when lacrosse star, Brandon Kessler, comes along with his all-American good looks, easy disposition and magnetic charm, things seem to be looking up. Even if they come from two totally different worlds. Xander Novak is the ridiculously hot,…

Otoyomegatari by Karou Mori

Set along the Silk Road that connected Asia with the Mediterranean world, including North Africa and Europe in the 16th century. The story of Amira, a woman skilled in archery and horsemanship, sent to marry Karluk, a boy from another village who is 8 years younger than her. But all is not well, as her…

Nineteen, Twenty-one by Yohan

I totally forgot that I read this manhwa! And yes, it is a “manhwa”, name for Korean cartoons/comics. Yun-lee is a girl who is carrying a huge emotional scar in her heart. Due to an accident, she lost 2 precious years of her life, the time period between 19 and 21 years old. Her life…

Cat Street by Yoko Kamio

The story centers around Keito Aoyama, a former famous child actor. Due to a childhood incident, she retired from her career early and withdrew from normal society. Now 16, she passes her days in boredom and without purpose. But one day she runs into a stranger who takes her to El Liston–a free school for…

Orange by Ichigo Takano

A Plea From the Future On the day that Naho begins 11th grade, she receives a letter from herself ten years in the future. At first, she writes it off as a prank, but as the letter’s predictions come true one by one, Naho realizes that the letter might be the real deal. Her future…

Mimi wo Sumaseba by Aoi Hiiragi

Where do I begin?! This movie is one my top favourite Ghibli movies ever. It is one my all time favourite movies as well. Today, while I speed watched the for the millionth time, I had very mature thoughts coming in. I had to write about it because the movie itself is so damn inspiring….

Amanzimtoti 2: Inyoni Rocks by Carmen Shea-Hepburn

After a bleak winter break alternately spent between the snowy mountaintops of the Drakensberg and a self-imposed exile upon his return to Amanzimtoti, Wayne du Preez finds himself commencing his third term at Toti High with something akin to dread as the tangled web of secrets and lies he’s been spinning since the start of…

Taiyou no Ie by Taamo

It has been a while since I read a manga in full. After Strobe Edge, I read several, or rather, tried to. But somehow, I wasn’t satisfied with any of them. So, yesterday afternoon, I was feeling miserable, and couldn’t study or do anything. That’s when I texted Vaishnavi,  a huge otaku, to suggest me something that cute…