Book Reviews, Recommendations and Contemplation Through Words

Welcome to my bookish world, a space reserved for my nerdy personality. Grab a cup of coffee and wander through all things bookish. An avid reader and an expert book-hoarder, I spend my time reading and writing (professionally and personally), as well as creating content for Instagram. My bookish goals include reading and highlighting diverse books, especially #OwnVoices.

Featured Post: 3 Books Set in Sri-Lanka

What’s in Store:

“We read to know we’re not alone.”

William Nicholson, Shadowlands

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3 Books set in Sri-Lanka Which Bring Out Different Aspects of This Coastal Heaven

Sri-Lanka comes to my mind each time I make a travel plan, even though travelling is not my favourite thing in the world. And books have played a major role in making me fall in love with this lush land and it’s culture. My top 3 books set in Sri-Lanka includes ‘Beautiful People’ by Amanthi Harris, ‘Upon A Sleepless Isle’ by Andrew Fidel Fernando and ‘Suncatcher’ by Romesh Gunasekara.

Hispanic Heritage Month 2020|Books on my TBR

The Hispanic Heritage Month starts on September 15 and ends on October 15. A month dedicated to the Hispanic culture and their rich and vibrant history, Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated the positive impact Hispanic Americans left on America. The contributors are citizen whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Carribean and Central and South America.
I plan to pick up five books with Latinx representation and by #OwnVoices Latinx authors.

Book Tour+Review- Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera|#OwnVoices, Asian-Latinx Representation

Synopsis Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She’s also championed causes her whole young life. Some worthy…like expanding the options for race on school tests beyond just a few bubbles. And some not so much…like complaining to the BBC about the length between Doctor Who seasons. LupeContinue reading “Book Tour+Review- Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera|#OwnVoices, Asian-Latinx Representation”

Book Tour+Review: Come On In| Edited by Adi Alsaid|Immigration Stories

‘Come On In’, a collection of stories based on the collective human experience of immigration, focusses on every aspect of it- pain, stress, grief and loss of one’s identity. These stories strike a chord because of the themes they represent. While parents make most of the decisions when it comes to immigration (legal or not), it is the children who have to adjust the most, leaving behind the land and the language they were born into. Likewise, kids born to immigrant parents fail to find their identity and struggle to establish a home for themselves.


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