It’s not a secret that Hanna Alkaf is an excellent writer when it comes to playing her readers’ emotions. Like her previous work, The Weight of Our Sky, The Girl and the Ghost has the same elements, which are; family, friendship, emotional yet happy ending, Malaysian culture and folklore that really influence the story and of course, strong characters. The Girl and the Ghost is a thrilling, emotional middle grade book that makes children feel seen in a book.
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This year, I joined scary, Halloween themed read-a-thon. There were many options but I settled with Fortnight Frights that is hosted by Seji from The Artisan Geek! I only read five books during the challenge and I was too chicken to read anything in the horror genre. So, I settled with books that gives spooky, Halloween vibe.
In September, I participated in Shealea's #goodreadance2020 and here's the wrap-up!
Are you non-English speaker and want to start reading English books? Do you feel frustrated because you don’t know how to start? Well worry no more, my friends! I come to save you because today I’ll be sharing my ultimate beginner’s guide to English books and also some recommendations!
I decided to re-read The Gilded Wolves and honestly, I was afraid it would change my opinion about the book--but turned out, it didn’t!
More Than Just a Pretty Face turns rom-com into something heavy. The book starts like any other YA book, with our main character, Danyal, struggles to keep up with his life. For Danyal, he’s always reduced to his looks. People don’t really take him seriously because he isn’t a Grade A student. Then there’s an arranged marriage going on, and things started getting interesting from there.
Assalaam wa alaikum friends and welcome to Muslim Hours! Today, we have a very special guest and it’s none other than Syed M. Masood, the author of More Than Just a Pretty Face, a young adult ron-com book featuring Muslim main characters.
Hello everyone! As you probably may know, I'm part of Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop's blog tour organized by Caffeine Tours and today is my tour stop!
Girl, Serpent, Thorn is one of those books that will leave you craving for something more. This page-turning dark fairytale book will take your breath away on how beautifully written it is.
A nun joined a group of outlaws. A novella that revolves around identity and spirituality. A story that draws inspiration from Wuxia China and Malay culture. Found family with a lot of bickering and caring at the same time. The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water in conclusion is everything I need and I’m not surprised when I like this book very much. Read my review here!