O.W.L.S Magical Readathon 2020

This April, I am participating in the Magical Readathon hosted by G at @book_roast. The readathon starts April 1st and ends April 30th. This is my first time participating in the challenge and I am super excited about it. At least this way, I get to tackle a few books off my TBR list. The…

Stargirl

“She laughed when there was no joke. She danced when there was no music. She had no friends, yet she was the friendliest person in school. In her answers in class, she often spoke of sea horses and stars, but she did not know what a football was… She was elusive. She was today. She…

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 

“He would have told me the story of the Sixth Borough, from the voice in the can at the end to the beginning, from ‘I love you’ to ‘Once upon a time…’ We would have been safe.” -Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close This book was a great read as well as a…

Tsundoku 

(n.; Japanese) the act of buying a book and leaving it unread, often piled together with other unread books.  Going through this phase right now. Except for the fact that my pile is full of wanted books that I’ve wanted to read for a long time. But I’m running out of time to finish them…

“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.” ― Paul Sweeney

A person entranced by a book simply forgets to breathe. The house can catch alight and a reader deep in a book will not look up until the wallpaper is in flames.  – Lloyd Jones, Mister Pip  

The Kite Runner

For you, a thousand times over.  – Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner The Kite Runner. It is my first time reading this book, and I wondered why it took me so long to pick it up and start reading it. In all honesty, I guess I just wasn’t ready. It was not just for this…