Book Reviews

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi Review

Synopsis (Goodreads): It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degrading comments—even the physical violence—she endures as a… Continue reading A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi Review

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My Current Faves

Hello bookish friends! As you may (or may not) know, I'm taking a break from bookstagram to work on myself. (If you're totally confused click here and read the highlight that says "My Hiatus" to get the tea) With all my new time, I've been exploring lots of new things! Here are some of the… Continue reading My Current Faves

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November “Take to the Skies” Bookie Box Unboxing

Hello bookish peeps! Today I came home to my November Bookie Box sitting on my doorstep! I was so excited to open it! The theme for November was "Take to the Skies" and it did not disappoint!  All the Goodies:  4 oz. "Skyward" Candle This candle is inspired by the featured book of the month… Continue reading November “Take to the Skies” Bookie Box Unboxing

Book Reviews

From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon Review

My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟 Summary (Goodreads): Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra has stories she wants to tell and universes she wants to explore, if only the world would listen. So when fellow film geek Sahil Roy approaches her to direct a movie for the upcoming Summer Festival, Twinkle is all over it. The chance to publicly… Continue reading From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon Review

Book Reviews

Crossing the Line by Ellen Wolfson Valladares Review

My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟.5 Summary (Goodreads): Laura, who died thirty years ago, enlists the help of a tenacious high school reporter named Rebecca, who is very much alive. Rebecca, although skeptical and conflicted by her supposed encounters with a spirit, determines to learn the truth about Laura’s tragic death. As the clues unravel and their worlds collide,… Continue reading Crossing the Line by Ellen Wolfson Valladares Review

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How I Edit My Bookstagram Photos

Yesterday on my Instagram stories I asked my followers what questions they might have regarding all things bookstagram. Overwhelmingly, people were wondering how I edit my photos! So....here we go! A whole post walking you through how I edit my photos, step by step! I also want to preface this by stating that you don't need… Continue reading How I Edit My Bookstagram Photos

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That Bookie Bookmarks: Candle Review!

It's no secret I love candles! Especially bookish candles!! A few weeks ago, it just so happened to be that one of the candle companies I had been eyeing was having a HUGE sale...like 40% off all candles kind of a sale! I caved and treated myself a little too much, buying four candles! (Sorry… Continue reading That Bookie Bookmarks: Candle Review!

Book Reviews

Far From the Tree by Robin Benway Review

My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟.5  Summary (Goodreads): A contemporary novel about three adopted siblings who find each other at just the right moment. Being the middle child has its ups and downs. But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her… Continue reading Far From the Tree by Robin Benway Review