General · Problematic faves

Your problematic fave: Enid Blyton

Like every other bookworm, my love for reading started with Enid Blyton’s books. My first ever novel with multiple chapters in it was from the Famous Five series–a book I still own to this day. I haven’t re-read her books in many years, but I still held her books close to my heart, a testament…… Continue reading Your problematic fave: Enid Blyton

Wrap-ups

Auld lang syne: Here's looking at you, 2019.

Heya, nerds! Here’s a fun fact for you: Every year, I religiously write a wrap-up post about my proudest moments of the year. That’d make you think this human construct of the mark of a New Year matters to me, wouldn’t you? In my 25 years of life on this godforsaken Earth, I’ve never stayed…… Continue reading Auld lang syne: Here's looking at you, 2019.

Book Reviews

Of The Dutch House by Ann Patchett and melancholy realism

I listened to the audiobook of The Dutch House for well over two months. I am quite slower with audiobooks than physical ones, but two months was staggering even for me. But going into it, I knew this was going to be a raw, emotional read that will stay with me forever. Writing about The…… Continue reading Of The Dutch House by Ann Patchett and melancholy realism

Book Reviews · Listicle

13 short stories you can finish your Goodreads reading challenge with

Heya, nerds! There’s just a couple more weeks for this year (and this decade!) to end. Most of us are scrambling to finish our Goodreads reading challenges before the year ends. We all know numbers don’t matter and reading is only for our happiness, and yet, achieving the arbitrary number that you’ve set as your…… Continue reading 13 short stories you can finish your Goodreads reading challenge with