What if Books are Forbidden?: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Book Review

What if Books are Forbidden?: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Book Review

This is my first time reading Fahrenheit 451 and I've only read it for the 2020 Popsugar Reading Challenge. It makes me wonder how I haven't read this book before since the premise of Fahrenheit 451 is a bookworm's nightmare- what if books are banned? Fahrenheit 451 centers around Guy Montag, a fireman. However, in [...]

Slowly but surely: The Guest List by Lucy Foley Book Review

Slowly but surely: The Guest List by Lucy Foley Book Review

Synopsis The bride ‧ The plus one ‧ The best man ‧ The wedding planner ‧ The bridesmaid ‧ The bodyOn an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a [...]

A Journey to the Wild West: Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry Book Review

A Journey to the Wild West: Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry Book Review

Synopsis A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written about the last defiant wilderness of America. Journey to the dusty little Texas town of Lonesome Dove and meet an unforgettable assortment of heroes [...]

Too Repetitive: Again Again by E. Lockhart Book Review

Too Repetitive: Again Again by E. Lockhart Book Review

Synopsis If you could live your life again, what would you do differently? After a near-fatal family catastrophe and an unexpected romantic upheaval, Adelaide Buchwald finds herself catapulted into a summer of wild possibility, during which she will fall in and out of love a thousand times--while finally confronting the secrets she keeps, her ideas [...]

Not for me: The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez Book Review

Not for me: The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez Book Review

I read The Friend Zone because I thought that it would be light-hearted chick-lit where the maid of honor and bestman hooks up. I was wrong... and I was really disappointed. However, I wasn't disappointed because it wasn't lighthearted. This book was just not for me as it was full of tropes and stuff that [...]

How to Prioritize Self-Care with Minimal Time and Money

How to Prioritize Self-Care with Minimal Time and Money

When you hear the word "self-care", the words "skin care" or "massage" and "spas" also pop up in your mind. And usually, a lot of people think that they do not have time nor money for "self-care". That is actually a common misunderstanding and in this post we are going to correct misunderstanding and discuss [...]

Powerless to Hopeful: The Map of Salt and Stars Book Review by Zeyn Joukhadar

Powerless to Hopeful: The Map of Salt and Stars Book Review by Zeyn Joukhadar

Synopsis It is the summer of 2011, and Nour has just lost her father to cancer. Her mother, a cartographer who creates unusual, hand-painted maps, decides to move Nour and her sisters from New York City back to Syria to be closer to their family. But the country Nour’s mother once knew is changing, and [...]