The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Shortlist

The 2022 shortlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced yesterday and I am so happy to see some of my personal favorites making the shortlist cut. If you hadn’t have the chance to read these titles, you are definitely missing out!

Books to Read This Month: September Edition

Get ready for your start of the fall season jam-packed with fascinating new releases! There’s a reason why many readers look forward to the fall season. Yes, the brisk weather, the turning leaves and warm wooly sweaters might be a factor but I believe what book lovers love most is the exciting upcoming releases theyContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: September Edition”

Best Books of 2022…So Far: Middle Grade & Young Adult

Welcome to another round of the Best Books of the Year so Far, where halfway through the year, I name the titles I read that I feel are the best of 2022. Just like last year, I will be listing the books by different genre and format. So stay tuned every Thursday throughout the rest of thisContinue reading “Best Books of 2022…So Far: Middle Grade & Young Adult”

Best Books of 2022…So Far: Picture Books

It’s that time of year again! Welcome to another round of the Best Books of the Year so Far, where halfway through the year, I name the titles I read that I feel are the best of 2022. Just like last year, I will be listing the books by different genre and format. So stay tuned everyContinue reading “Best Books of 2022…So Far: Picture Books”

Quote of the Day – August 7, 2022

Books to Read This Month: August Edition

Can you believe it’s already August? Not too long ago we were trying to think of things to do for the summer and it now looks like fall is creeping ever so closer our way. Although it looks like the fall season is coming closer, it doesn’t stop the last month of Summer 2022 beingContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: August Edition”

The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Longlist

The 2022 longlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced today and there are a great selection of diverse reads for you to read! I had the privilege of being one of the judges (in the children’s category) to select the longlist and I am so excited to share this list with you.

Summer Vibes with Summer Reads

Summer Reads! Makes Me Feel Fine! We’re gearing up to take a summer vacation for the first time in two years, but you need some exciting books to pack for your getaway! Or maybe, like me, you are staying in one place, but you still want to travel the world through fantastic storytelling and immersiveContinue reading “Summer Vibes with Summer Reads”

Perfect Audiobooks for Your Summer Roadtrip

Get ready for book loving summer on the road! As people pack up for the road (or a plane, whatever is your preference) for the first real summer vacation in two years, you might need something to listen to for the many hours on the road. And audiobook is the perfect remedy for that situation!Continue reading “Perfect Audiobooks for Your Summer Roadtrip”

Great Manga Series For 10-12 years old

Hello hello! I’m back once again to pen a guest piece on my friend Tabrizia’s blog. For today’s post, we’re going to be focusing on a number of titles that are aimed at younger readers, ages 10 to 12 to be specific. While most of the manga that gets licensed & translated here in theContinue reading “Great Manga Series For 10-12 years old”