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”

Happy Birthday Pride & Prejudice! Recent Retellings & Inspirations to Help You Celebrate

Happy birthday to Pride & Prejudice! On this day, 209 years ago, Jane Austen gifted Pride and Prejudice to the world. Readers, including myself, have enjoyed it for many generations. It’s a memorable story; the witty humor and engaging writing inspired retellings, continuations, and so much more. So what better way than to celebrate this great dayContinue reading “Happy Birthday Pride & Prejudice! Recent Retellings & Inspirations to Help You Celebrate”

Comfort Reads for the Winter Blues

Are you looking for something to beat the typical winter blues? There is something about the cold weather and the daylight being shorter that makes people more down during the months of January-March. So it’s hard to find something that brings people out of that winter funk. Well, I am here to recommend great comfortContinue reading “Comfort Reads for the Winter Blues”

Crush Your 2021 Reading Challenge With These Books

The year is fast approaching and if you are like me, you probably noticed that you have only a couple of weeks to reach your 2021 Reading Challenge Goal (I am 45 books behind of my reading goal). Whether you are using Goodreads Reading Challenge, my challenge on the StoryGraph website, or a challenge you setContinue reading “Crush Your 2021 Reading Challenge With These Books”

If You Like Sally Rooney, Then Try These Readalikes!

Don’t know what to read after finishing the most buzzworthy book of the Fall season, Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney? Don’t worry, Sally Rooney fans! Here are some perfect readalikes that will quench your appetite for compelling and thought-provoking literary fiction!

Winners of the 2021 Waterstone Children’s Book Prize

The UK bookseller, Waterstones, has just announced the 2021 winners of their Children’s Book Prize. This award, which is chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers, honors emerging writers of exceptional talent and are blooming in the children’s writing industry. Here are the winners:

Fiction Books for Mental Health Awareness Month

The conversation around mental health does not end on June 1. Having an open and honest discussion around this important topic is much needed, especially when we want to break the stigma and hide the assumptions surrounding the topic. Dealing with mental health issues of my own, I tend to gravitate towards books that discussContinue reading “Fiction Books for Mental Health Awareness Month”

Celebrating Ramadan: Own Voices Books for This Religious Holiday

Ramadan, the holy ninth of the Islamic calendar, began this week and Muslims around the world will observe with charitable deeds, daily fasting and special prayers. There ‘s not much I know about this religious holiday and or about Muslim/Islamic culture altogether. But I am trying to educate myself by reading about books so IContinue reading “Celebrating Ramadan: Own Voices Books for This Religious Holiday”

Feel-Good Fiction For Spring Reading

You need to escape from the world right now? You may not be able to travel as much but reading uplifting stories that will warm your heart and put a spring in your step. Just the ticket to jumpstart your spring reading. So here are some favorite feel-good tales that will definitely bring that necessaryContinue reading “Feel-Good Fiction For Spring Reading”

Manga Recommendations for Halloween!

Hello again everybody! It’s Joe Pascullo here, back with another guest writing spot on my pal Tabrizia’s blog. Halloween is just around the corner. And though we may not be able to celebrate it with trick or treating and costume parades as we once were, it’s not all bad! Horror manga has shown no signsContinue reading “Manga Recommendations for Halloween!”