Blog, Musings

Musings on Elementary

The semester comes to an end today. It's the halfway point. It's exciting, terrifying and also a weight off my back because we could all use a break. Breaks are great. It's what drove me to rewatch CBS' Elementary. It was a great distraction as I got through the last few writing assignments and I have… Continue reading Musings on Elementary

The Philosopher Kings by Jo Walton. Tor.
Blog, Musings

Promises Shromises

In my last post, I promised to write something short every single day of Ramadan to help keep me focus and ride this zen state I found myself in BUT my body betrayed me and I got a sinus infection instead. I wasn't in the most contemplative state unfortunately and I still feel pretty gross.… Continue reading Promises Shromises

The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater. 2016.
Blog, Book Review, Books

Here Comes The Raven King

It's a scary and exciting feeling when you dive into the finale of a much loved series. I had so many wants and needs to be fulfilled after three books worth of world building and character development. Does it accomplish what I hoped it would? Am I satisfied? Overall, yes. Is it flawless? No, not… Continue reading Here Comes The Raven King

Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
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RAVEN CYCLE RE-READ: Blue Lily, Lily Blue

I just finished reading Blue Lily, Lily Blue last night and I'm so pumped (You can check out The Raven Boys re-read and The Dream Thieves re-read here). This'll mark the end of the Raven Cycle re-read before I dive into the last book in the series, The Raven King, that's out today (some bookstores have begun selling it as early as… Continue reading RAVEN CYCLE RE-READ: Blue Lily, Lily Blue

Photography by Morgan Sessions. Unsplash.
Blog, Film, Film Review, Musings

Unhappiness & New York, New York

The last two days, I've been stir crazy with the need to leave the house and shake out the funk I was in. I thought how I felt was a result of being cooped up indoors so I decided a day downtown chilling with myself sounded like a great remedy. I ate a crêpe. I walked a few blocks to… Continue reading Unhappiness & New York, New York

The Dream Thieves. Maggie Stiefvater.
Blog, Books, Musings

RAVEN CYCLE RE-READ: THE DREAM THIEVES

I finished The Dream Thieves about a week or so ago and I really enjoyed re-reading it (You can check out The Raven Boys re-read here). I do have some general observations before I dive to specific things. Compared to The Raven Boys, The Dream Thieves is a far less tidy book. Stiefvater is tight… Continue reading RAVEN CYCLE RE-READ: THE DREAM THIEVES