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City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert, #65 review

Publication date : June 2019 Life is both fleeting and dangerous, and there is no point in denying yourself pleasure, or being anything other than what you are.” Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective […]

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A Leap of Faith by Sharifah Nadirah, #64 review

This is an ebook produced from a mini book project by Sharifah Naadhira that contains 20 pages uplifting/inspirational/motivational words for the soul. Sharifah Nadirah has a way of writing that is uniquely authentic. Thank you so much for sending me your book. You can dm her on instagram to purchase it. In this book, she […]

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Dancing Souls by Sharifah Nadirah, #63 review

The genre for “Dancing Souls” falls under the category of poetry. The poetries touch on emotions and feelings of a person whom is sailing the journey of life. The writing of a candid, honest to God female warrior that plays with the element of fire on her paintbrush as she paints the world with words […]

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How many books did I read in June

Hey all! Yes, I know. This is very late😂, I read the same amount of books last month : Given that I was very busy with work last month, this is an achievement! Time to celebrate 🌿 Books I read: Tap to read the review 。Pillow Thoughts by Courtney Peppernell。King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo。The […]

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Mermaid Moon by Susann Cokal, #62 review

Publication date : 3 March 2020 An award-winning author tells of a mermaid who leaves the sea in search of her landish mother in a captivating tale spun with beautiful prose, lush descriptions, empathy, and keen wit. Blood calls to blood; charm calls to charm.It is the way of the world.Come close and tell us […]

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Bookxcess @ Wolf House, a bookish day out

{ #sponsored by @bookxcess} YOU GUYSSSS!! It is a dream come true to be sponsored by bookxcess!! If you’ve been following me on bookstargram @elysian_booksish for a while, you’ll noticed that one of my favourite things to do is to go bookxcess bookstore hopping! I’ve been to many of their outlets, as seen on feed. […]

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Sweet Bean Paste by Tetsuya Akikawa, #61 review

Publication date : 6 February 2013 Sentaro has failed. He has a criminal record, drinks too much, and his dream of becoming a writer is just a distant memory. With only the blossoming of the cherry trees to mark the passing of time, he spends his days in a tiny confectionery shop selling dorayaki, a […]

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Last Tang Standingby Lauren Ho, #60 review

Book publication : 9 June 2020 Crazy Rich Asians meets Bridget Jones’s Diary in this funny and irresistible debut novel about the pursuit of happiness, surviving one’s thirties intact, and opening oneself up to love. At thirty-three, Andrea Tang is living the dream: she has a successful career as a lawyer, a posh condo, and […]

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On and On by Nisa Kamarudin, Review #59

Publication date : 2019 On & On started as a confession corner created by a teenager growing up with many unspoken questions and confusions. Most of us have unexpressed thoughts hidden deep inside our hearts while we trudge on with our daily lives. The poems in On & On plot the journey of the teenager […]

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Chessboxer by Stephen Davies, #58 review

Publication date : October 2019 ‘Gripping and surprising. I gulped it down’ Sarah Crossan Leah Baxter is a genius. She’s a few wins away from becoming a junior chess grandmaster, and her life is on course to achieve everything her mom and coach want for her. But Leah is at stalemate – grieving for her […]