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my struggles as an “international” blogger

as much as being a blogger is a fun, wonderful adventure, it has some drawbacks, especially when the said blogger isn’t located in the US, or when they are, as people like to call them, an “international” blogger (even though i disagree with this name). as an international blogger, i have faced many struggles throughout… Continue reading my struggles as an “international” blogger

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ARC REVIEW: love, hate & other filters, by samira ahmed

i was sent an Advance Review Copy of this book in exchange of an honest review. this doesn’t affect my opinion in any way. trigger warning: bullying, islamophobia Love, Hate & Other Filters, by Samira Ahmed Expected Publication by: Soho Teen (January 16th, 2018) Genre: YA Contemporary, Social Issues, Islamophobia Goodreads // Amazon // Book Depository ★★★★★… Continue reading ARC REVIEW: love, hate & other filters, by samira ahmed

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where have i been? (a post-hiatus post + future projects)

long time no see, huh? well, hi. i’m not dead. nor am i kidnapped. it’s just that in the last month i have been the worst at keeping up with my blog. but in my defense, i have reasons. so hey, this is me listing why i haven’t been updating anything here: studying took over… Continue reading where have i been? (a post-hiatus post + future projects)

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17 diverse contemporaries to read even though summer is gone

with fall approching faster than it should and summer almost gone, i realized that three months is not enough to read all the cute summer contemporaries, which, to me, is a sad thing. but who says you only have to read them during the summer? i would be so unfair to them. that’s why i decided… Continue reading 17 diverse contemporaries to read even though summer is gone