In typical Juri fashion, this January wrap-up is also…late. (I’m already failing one of my 2021 bookish resolutions, what’s new with you?) The first month of 2021 finally came to a close and contrary to my expectations, January went…sort of well. It’s also the first time I’m writing a wrap-up post since I was determined […]
Four Things I Learned From a Year of Being a Bookish Content Creator + My 2021 Bookish Resolutions + ANNOUNCEMENT!
Let me preface this with a confession: I started creating book-related content on a whim. One moment I was going through a stack of books I got from a sale, the next thing I knew, I was already thinking of a domain name for my book blog. Before I knew it, 12 long months had […]
All Things Dark and Glorious: Unspeakable – A Queer Gothic Anthology Book Review + Outfit Inspiration (#UnspeakableTour)
Despite the utter chicken that I am, I absolutely love to read about stories about ghosts, unknown creatures, and monsters that lurk in the dark–that is, as long as it’s daylight. But either way, there is something so fascinating about delving into narratives of the paranormal and the unknown. That’s why when Caffeine Book Tours […]
There will always be stories where you will find pieces of your soul within its pages, and I found mine in “Ang Larong Nagwakas Sa Atin.” I devoured this book in one sitting and as I turned to the last page, the story struck a chord within me. So, what’s this book all about? Mula […]
If it isn’t obvious enough, I have been raving about A3!!! for quite some time now, and it has inspired a book rec post based on Mankai troupes (see here) a while back. Naturally, when it came to the concept of an original book tag, of course I just had to create one inspired by […]
Monkey Kings, Kickass Sibs, and a Descent Into Hell: The Fallen Hero Book Review + Favorite Quotes + Outfit Inspiration (#FallenHeroTour)
Coming back to the world of a book series you’ve utterly loved feels like being welcomed back into another home and that is exactly how I felt reading The Fallen Hero by Katie Zhao. I’ve got the chance to read The Dragon Warrior last year and I thoroughly enjoyed my first foray into Faryn Liu’s […]
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