about author

welcome. welcome! i'm elle, a 20-something college student passionate about books (well this is mainly a book blog) and various forms of art. what is this blog about you may ask? well, i try to review books as much as i can. i recommend books because i love talking about books i love. i also… Continue reading about author

Sweet Talk|| Book Review

Sweet Talk by Cara Bastone SUMMARY: It’s officially booty o’clock, I’m alone again in my kitchen choking down a slice of terrible chocolate cake…and I’m pretty sure I just got drunk texted by the man I have a ginormous crush on. I’ve been daydreaming about Eliot Hoffman’s dimples for two months, and even though I’m… Continue reading Sweet Talk|| Book Review

recent reads: 29/01/2023 – 11/02/2023

Hi friends! We are almost halfway through February... *confused* ヾ(´・ ・`。)ノ”. How has the month been so far? This month I decided to take part in Novellathon hosted by RachelReadsandSings on Booktube, except I decided to make it a month-long event for myself. I have a lot of novellas on my TBR and I want… Continue reading recent reads: 29/01/2023 – 11/02/2023

January 2023 Wrap-Up

January was a ride and I'll leave it at that. BOOKS I READ I was able to get through 8 books this month, most of which I have shared and talked about already in my recent reads posts. Audiobooks saved my life this month. I read 1 physical book, 5 audiobooks and 2 ebooks. Forever… Continue reading January 2023 Wrap-Up

recent reads: 15/01/2023 – 28/01/2023

Hi friends! I'm so sad the month is almost ending. 2023 please slow down. Work has been so busy lately. Being a teaching assistant is almost as stressful as being a student, honestly. I've somehow managed to read some books these past weeks so yay. Let's talk about my recent reads. ☆ I planned on… Continue reading recent reads: 15/01/2023 – 28/01/2023

Cruel Prince + The Lost Sisters|| Book Review

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black SUMMARY: Of course, I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look… Continue reading Cruel Prince + The Lost Sisters|| Book Review

recent reads: 01/01/2023 – 14/01/2023

Hi friends! Two weeks have somehow already passed in 2023, and I still cannot believe it. I've had a slow start to my reading this year. I've been struggling, a little, to get into reading. Anyways, in today's post, I'll be sharing my recent reads. ☆ I've read four books so far this year, two… Continue reading recent reads: 01/01/2023 – 14/01/2023

23-in-2023|| my priority tbr + backlist tbr

Hi friends! In today's post, I'll be sharing my priority tbr for 2023. This is a personal list I make for myself every year, but I always fail to follow through. This year, however, I want to show accountability so I'm posting my tbr on the blog. It is my unofficial reading goal this year… Continue reading 23-in-2023|| my priority tbr + backlist tbr

2023 Anticipated Releases pt 1

Last year, I wasn't able to make a dent in my anticipated releases. I realized that some of the books I just added because they sounded good, not because I was actually interested in reading them. So this year, I am trying to be really conscious of the books I put on my list. It… Continue reading 2023 Anticipated Releases pt 1

Final Wrap-Up of 2022

I don't even know how to start this post. 2022 was really a bittersweet year for me. It was like 2020 without the quarantine - a lot of low moments for me. I had some high moments though. I made some new friends. I finished my undergraduate degree. I defended my project work (I was… Continue reading Final Wrap-Up of 2022

Book Series I Need To Complete In 2023

I have a secret. I may or may not have a very bad habit of not completing series - tv shows, anime, and books. This year I want to work on that, mainly book series. About two months ago, I made a list of all the book series I've started and picked out the ones… Continue reading Book Series I Need To Complete In 2023