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…

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…

Tell Me Where It Hurts by JR Rogue

I have been a huge fan of JR Rogue and her poetry on Instagram. She is an inspirational woman; for me, to open up and write what I’m passionate about: life. check her poetry out on her Instagram and  check out her website and show her some love! She is really active on social media,…

Progress on the 2016 Reading Challenge

A while ago, I had posted that I will be taking part in John Guillen’s 2016 Reading challenge.  Today, I’m here to give an update of it! A young Adult Book- The Promise of Amazing by Robin Constantine (GoodReads here) A book Recommended to you- Coins in the Coffee Cup by Ambriehl Khalil  (GoodReads here) A Self Published book- Amanzimtoti: The Ridge…

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…

An Open Letter to my recent favourite book

Originally written for Open Letter Fridays, on Pari617’s blog.  THIS HAS MINOR SPOILERS FOR THE BOOK. Dear The Night Circus, The first time I heard about you was in 2014, when Indu was reading you in a read-a-long with a few others scattered across the world. That time, I didn’t think much about you because…

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…

Reading Challenge!

My good friend from WordPress, John from Johnny Reads is hosting a Reading challenge this year and I will also be taking part in it! It’s only twenty books and I will be venturing out of my comfort zone, i.e., romance and YA and contemporary. Who’s with me? I will put a list of the books…