What I’ve learned from writing my first novel

Ever since I was six years old, I knew that I wanted to be a writer. I felt so at home within the pages of a book and even now, the yellowing pages and ink stains of books still act as my refuge from the world. As I grew up, I was told that being…

{Bookish Contest} Win a mention in my first book!

I’m a firm believer in the magic of books and literature, how they bring people across oceans and lands together through ink on pages (or screens!). Since the bookish community on #Bookstagram has been so instrumental in my journey with my first novel, I decided to create a little contest for my friends there (and…

{Blurb about my upcoming debut novel} Saolfigher: The Verseweaver

As some of you may know, I’m a writer by trade, and it’s always been my ultimate dream in life to be a full-fledged novelist. So, as I’m inching closer to finishing my debut novel, Saolfigher: The Verseweaver, I wanted to share a little blurb about it with all of you. Saolfigher is the story of…

{Book Review} The Night Child by Anna Quinn

Firstly, I would like to thank Aster Press and Blackstone Publishing for sending me this book for review. That in no way influences my review, as I liked some aspects and disliked others, and what follows is an honest review of this novel. The story begins with a profile of Nora, an English teacher who…

{Book Review} The Emerald Circus by Jane Yolen

Firstly, I’d like to thank Tachyon Publications for sending me an ARC of The Emerald Circus in exchange for my honest review. Since the book is a collection of short stories, this review will be a little different in order to give you a spoiler-free review. Personally, I love short story collections. The talent and…

{Book Review} Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

I read this book after a friend recommended it to me and I loved every second of it. It’s not very often that you discover a writer whose books manage to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside without being overtly cheesy. This book manages to do just that without stuffing clichés down your…