If I were to tell the premise of this book in one sentence, it would be : a retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliette set in 1920's Shanghai. How cool is that? Disclaimer: this review is spoiler free. Synopsis The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery.A blood feud between two … Continue reading Book review: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong // Romeo and Juliet with gangs, guns and a monster
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jan loves to read classics. I started off my reading by reading classics. Most of the books in my bookshelf are classics. That being said, there are quite a few of these books that I stopped reading halfway through. Also note that all these are entirely my own … Continue reading Classics I didn’t finish reading and why // a discussion
Hello friends! I'm slowly working on the pile of tags I am nominated for, and today I'm bringing the 'Never Have I Ever' book tag, for which I was tagged by Hundreds and Thousands of Books. Many thanks for tagging me! The rules 💛 Link back to the original creator: Madame Writer 💛 Link back … Continue reading Never Have I Ever – bookish edition + May TBR + a small request
Hello lovely people! Another month has gone by and April was actually sort of productive, more than the other three months. Except for the fact that COVID is spreading like crazy here (again) which I'm not going to talk about here but seriously, wherever you are, stay safe and wear a mask XD. What I … Continue reading Monthly wrap up // April 2021
Hi guys! I might have mentioned on this blog that I read these two books this month. There's quite a lot I liked about this series, and some that I didn't, so I decided to review it! (I suck at reviews, so bear with me). I will try to keep this as much spoiler free … Continue reading Series review | Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom
Hello, lovely people of the blogosphere! We hit a hundred followers on this blog a few days ago and I asked you to send in your assumptions - let's see what you got right about me! Cherry's assumptions YOU ARE A VERY DOWN TO EARTH PERSON When I'm with my family? No. When I'm with … Continue reading 100 Follower Special // reacting to your assumptions about me!
Hi guys! So a while back, Ashmita @ the Fictional Journal created her very own (and awesome) blog award, and tagged me. I was also tagged by Susana @ Susana Loves Books, and Ritz @ Living, Loving and Reading, and I just want to say, thank you guys so much! And if anyone who haven't … Continue reading The Aesthete Blogger award
Hello everyone! I'm doing The Disappointments Book Tag today which was created by Brooke @ The Reader's Game. I was tagged by Jenna @ Embers of Eleanor. Both their blogs are awesome and have amazing content so do check them out! On with the tag: The rules 🌾Tag at least 3 people 🌾Do each of … Continue reading The Disappointments book tag
I watched five movies in March. I usually just include them in my wrap up but these were just so good I thought of making a post of my own for them. So what did I watch? Pride and Prejudice (2005) This was a rewatch, and I enjoyed it just the same the second time … Continue reading Movies I watched in March + mini reviews!
Hello, lovely people of the blogosphere! I can't really believe March is already over. Not a lot of things happened this month but maybe they did, and I only hadn't noticed it. School started, but I don't notice the difference much because I live only a kilometer away from school. I also challenged myself to … Continue reading Monthly wrap up // March 2021