Travel Diary: Japan, Hokkaido & Tokyo


I’m have not been feeling very bookish lately, maybe it’s just because I scheduled 10 posts more or less before my flight to Japan so I wasn’t restless, I was pretty much relaxed because I knew that my blog will be fine without me for 10 days. During that trip in Japan, I read None of the Above, Paperweight, Pretty little things, Proof of Forever and listened to The Sea of Tranquility. I have been a teensy bit bookish during my trip to Japan plus can I share that I celebrated my 18th birthday there too! (Join the international giveaway)

But with all this excitement running through me, it wasn’t as fun as I thought. I found out that Slater Young was my relative, my Uncle, matter-of-factly, I never even knew who he was till my mom told me about his status. The relatives that joined us for the tour were all super rich, I felt so conscious with (more…)

Cover reveal: Noelle August’s Bounce

I’m so honoured to be a part of Noelle August’s cover reveal, her books are the cutest things ever, You def have to check her out. I hope you find the cover as cute as I think it is. :) Sorry for not posting as much…I’ve been very busy with my College reviews. But no worries! I will also have my first Travel Diary post up very soon!

About the book:

Following in the bestselling tradition of Molly McAdams and J. Lynn, this final chapter in the fun and steamy New Adult trilogy by Noelle August (authors Veronica Rossi and Lorin Oberweger) features two aspiring musicians who must choose between their careers…and their sizzling attraction for each other.

Playing the occasional club gig just isn’t cutting it for twenty-two-year-old cellist Skyler Canby, who’s trying to support herself and her mother back home in Kentucky. Persuaded by her best friend Beth to accompany her on an audition for the first feature film launched by Blackwood Entertainment, she figures why not? Beth’s a shoe-in for the lead, but maybe Skyler’s newly dyed pink hair will help her stand out enough to score a small speaking part.

Never in her wildest dreams does Skyler imagine she’ll land the lead role or that she’ll have her shoes knocked off her feet by the kiss her audition partner, Grey Blackwood, plants on her—a kiss that feels very real and not at all “acted. ”

After throwing a party that causes thousands of dollars of damage to his older brother’s home, reckless musician Grey Blackwood gets roped into working off his debt on the set of his CEO brother’s newest project. Grey spends his days fetching coffee and doing odd jobs around the studio, but he lives for nights when he performs with his band. He knows if he can stay focused, success as a singer is just around the corner. But that’s tough with a distracting pink-haired girl occupying his every waking thought. (more…)

Squeesome, design studio!

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Things We Know By Heart by Jessi Kirby

Things we know by heart

Source: From publisher

Format: eGalley

Series: Standalone

Category: Young Adult

Genres: Contemporary Romance

When Quinn Sullivan meets the recipient of her boyfriend’s donated heart, the two form an unexpected connection.

After Quinn loses her boyfriend, Trent, in an accident their junior year, she reaches out to the recipients of his donated organs in hopes of picking up the pieces of her now-unrecognizable life. She hears back from some of them, but the person who received Trent’s heart has remained silent. The essence of a person, she has always believed, is in the heart. If she finds Trent’s, then maybe she can have peace once and for all.

Risking everything in order to finally lay her memories to rest, Quinn goes outside the system to track down nineteen-year-old Colton Thomas—a guy whose life has been forever changed by this priceless gift. But what starts as an accidental run-in quickly develops into more, sparking an undeniable attraction. She doesn’t want to give in to it—especially since he has no idea how they’re connected—but their time together has made Quinn feel alive again. No matter how hard she’s falling for Colton, each beat of his heart reminds her of all she’s lost…and all that remains at stake.

Quinn lost her boyfriend, Trent to an unfortunate accident, but with his death he was able to save 5 lives and for that Quinn can finally have the closure she wants by meeting all 5 recipients. She sent out 5 letters and was able to meet 4 of them, but the recipient who received Trent’s heart wasn’t heard from anymore. One year has passed (more…)

Recommendations: Fall in love with teasers & quotes

Never let the cover of the book make you judge its quality and content. Let these quotes and teasers be your eyes. Let those beautiful words touch you and make you emotional. And I hope you pick them up!

“I’ve been nothing but an asshole to you since the first day we met.”
“I know.”
He rests his forehead against mine as his hands move across my back. “I’ve pushed you away, time and again. Yet you still want me to kiss you?”
“Yes. A lot.”
He grazes his hands over my ribs, and his voice is soft and breathless when he says, “Don’t you see how fucked up this is? How bad I’d be for you?”
“I know,” I say, unable to stop looking at his mouth, “but do you want it? Do you want…me?”
Just say it. Please.
He swallows again, and whispers, “Fuck, yes.”

What is the secret book?

“I so desperately wanted to be his gravity, to hold him on this earth and keep him from leaving me.”

What is the secret book?

“Without heartache, there is no understanding of the true meaning of love. Without anger, passion cannot be comprehended. Without fear, there is nothing gained when overcome. And without sorrow, happiness can never be realized.”

What is the secret book?

“You deserve a man who falls in love with your mind, wants to undress your very conscience, and make love to your every single thought. You deserve a man who wants to see you slowly let down every wall you’ve ever built up. You deserve a man that will work hard for you until you let him inside your heart.”

What is the secret book?

“I saw you on that beach and I knew that you had to be mine. I had to have you. I knew that you were who I was looking for. I would have waited for you forever if I had to.”

What is the secret book?

“If God made all our faces, did he laugh when he made me?

Does he make the legs that cannot walk and eyes that cannot see?

Does he curl the hair upon my head ’til it rebels in wild defiance?

Does he close the ears of a deaf man to make him more reliant?

Is the way I look a coincidence or just a twist of fate?

If he made me this way, is it okay, to blame him for the things I hate?

For the flaws that seem to worsen every time I see a mirror,For the ugliness I see in me, for the loathing and the fear.

Does he sculpt us for his pleasure, for a reason I can’t see?

If God makes all our faces, did he laugh when he made me?”

What is the secret book?

“I’m going to kiss you now, Evie, and when I do, it’s going to mean that you’re mine. I don’t care how far away from each other we are. You. Are. Mine. I’ll wait for you. And I want you to wait for me. Promise me you won’t let anyone else touch you. Promise me you’ll save yourself for me.”

What is the secret book?

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