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…

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…

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…

Start Over by J. Saman

I received this book as an e-ARC by the author in exchange for an honest review. This is book two of the Start Again series, the review of which, is here. I like to play by the rules. But when I get coaxed into crashing a party, I run into the last man I ever…

Watashitachi No Shiawase Na Jikan

By Ji-young Gong, Mizu Sahara (Illustrator), Sumomo Yumeka (Illustrator). This 8-chapter, heart-wrenching manga was recommended to me by Vaishnavi. I will forever be indebted to her. Juri, who used to be a young pianist, now a middle-aged woman, has attempted suicide thrice. She is deeply embedded in depression and  she is unable to face her demons….

Hibi Chouchou by Suu Morishita

Hibi Chouchou was on my TBR for a long time. I was looking to read next after Horimiya and decided on an impulse to read this. And, boy, it was the best impulsive decision I’ve ever made in my life. Hibi Couchou is the story of a boy and girl. Yes, a love story. But…

Mending Heartstrings (Forging Forever #1) by Aria Glazki

I received an e-ARC in exchange for an honest review. Kane’s a country singer who’s tangled with too many deceitful women. He’s learned his lesson: girls are for flirting and fun; emotions are for his music. But after spending a night with an earnest woman unlike any he’s known, he can’t force her out of…

Sunset Reads: William and Cristina by D.C Triana

I recieved an e-ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. Within the doors of Sunset Reads William Jameson has come home to take over his mother’s New York publishing house after her death. He’s ready to turn things around when an electrifying encounter with the company’s sexy bestselling author makes him change…

Feral Touch (Feral Silence Rock Star #3) by Athena Wright

It’s been five years. Is he still the boy I fell in love with, or are the rumors true? After all, everyone knows rock stars don’t date nice girls. Rock stars use nice girls. ~ His back was to me, tall with long black hair falling over his shoulders. He signed autographs and took selfies….

Not buying books

I have said ‘No’ to buying books twice since I became a total booknerd. And I totally regret it. I have never gone on a book buying ban. I totally understand it but I’ve never had the need to go on a ban. I have, however, rejected buying books. It had happened twice. Once, my…