Have you ever found yourself on the outside looking in during High school? Kept a diary and swooned secretly over a crush? No? Just me then? Well if you are secretly saying yes, join me on this whirlwind love story of Lara Jean and her notorious love letters The Netflix hit movie had all of … Continue reading To All the Boys I loved I loved before
This epic sequel has been everything and more - and I absolutely cannot wait for the next one! It's been a long wait from Book 1, but finally I have been able to continue my adventure in Emberfall through these inspiring characters. Cliffhangers!! Kemmerer has decided to test my ability to recover after a cliffhanger … Continue reading A heart so fierce and broken
If I were to walk up to you right now, and ask you to name a color that describes what you are feeling, what would it be? I have often heard people use the phrase "color me..." and whatever emotion they were feeling would follow. This has always fascinated the artist in me - combining … Continue reading The Astonishing Colour of After
With the personal journey I am undertaking this year, I vowed to include more books that can teach me skills to help me achieve this dream. Girl, stop apologising is the best book possible book to kick this journey off. Rachel Hollis is such a talented author, she even convinced me that I can become … Continue reading Girl, Stop Apologising
Did you ever dream of becoming a Princess? Did you envision your fairytale starting with Prince Charming and a stunning dress? Well then join me as we travel through Illea and meet the lovely ladies of the Selection. Queens and Kings and Crowns and Gowns and all the magic one can associate with a Monarchy … Continue reading The Selection series
I am absolutely biased when it comes to this series, and find myself a firm member of the Victoria Aveyard fan club. This series what got me into bookstagram and fandoms. Opening up a whole new world to me. This is by far one of my most favorite reads and I obviously had to read … Continue reading Red Queen Series
I love to escape in a book. And I adore books that can completely remove me from reality. Thus my love for Fantasy Novels. After a year of amazing reads paranoia tends to kick, nagging in the back of your mind that your next read might not be so great, or might completely disappoint. I … Continue reading Sorcery of Thorns
South Africa is an unique and beautiful country, with many great stories to be told. Having grown up in South Africa, I know that not all those stories are necessarily beautiful, but they are definitely powerful. This Novel is one of the more powerful stories, relating our more recent history. And I LOVED IT!
My friend and I had an enlightening conversation on Historical Fiction and the significance of telling stories. My conclusion was that just because the significant event was horrible does not mean there was no room for beauty, love and self discovery. In my opinion, the hope that exists in those dark moments through love and beauty, often help us survive these horrible events, and inspire us to do better, to live better and to love better.
This month is proving to be a crying month when it comes to the books I read. So grab your tissues for this one. Because it is definitely high on my list of recommended books.