#FanartFriday: Happy birthday week Jimin!

The Wednesday just gone (13th October) was Jimin's birthday and it was so lovely to see such an outpouring of love everywhere to celebrate this wonderful human. ID: Gif of Jimin in the opening credits of BTS' show 'In the Soop', he wears pale pink and blue hanbok, carries a bowl and pot lid and … Continue reading #FanartFriday: Happy birthday week Jimin!

Triple round of First Lines Friday + September book haul!

White rectangle with large font swirly text reading 'First Lines Friday' and below it reads in smaller all caps font 'A weekly book feature hosted by Wandering Words'. Behind the white rectangle are teal and peach bokeh lights background design. Without further ado, here's round 1... First-day-back assemblies are the most pointless practice ever.And that's … Continue reading Triple round of First Lines Friday + September book haul!

Review: ‘The Language of the Flowers’ (‘The Language of the Flowers’, #1) by K. Pigeon

“Vow to vow, blood to blood, soul to soul. For as long as the sun shines, the wind roams, the sea flows, and the earth pulses, may you belong to each other, never to part. I give you the Cadre Tiresias’s blessing.” Rating: 3/5 paper planes Genre: Fantasy (romance; shapeshifting; time-travel)Publication: 9 March 2021Pages: 257 … Continue reading Review: ‘The Language of the Flowers’ (‘The Language of the Flowers’, #1) by K. Pigeon

Happy Namjoon Day!

When sad, let's ride a bicycleLet’s have the wind blow beneath our two feetOh, let’s ride a bicycleWith our two arms spread out freely (Doolset Lyrics translation!) It's Kim Namjoon's birthday!! (I've been excited for it for months hahaha.) I hope he will have the most wonderful day and coming year 💜 His birthday drawing … Continue reading Happy Namjoon Day!

Fanart Friday: #chae6k_dtiys ‘Interlude: Set Me Free’/’Interlude: Shadow’

Hello again!! How's your week been going so far? I've been ridiculously busy and super tired as we've finally started physically moving things to our next house. I've just packed all my books into boxes (good thing that all my current reads are in ebook/audiobook format!) and today I've got my second COVID vaccination. So...busy … Continue reading Fanart Friday: #chae6k_dtiys ‘Interlude: Set Me Free’/’Interlude: Shadow’

Review: ‘Pride’ by Ibi Zoboi (narr. Elizabeth Acevedo)

Genre: YA contemporary romance; retelling ('Pride and Prejudice')Publication: 18 Sep 2018Listening length: 6 hours (1x speed) Synopsis: Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, … Continue reading Review: ‘Pride’ by Ibi Zoboi (narr. Elizabeth Acevedo)

Review: ‘The Wolf Den’ (‘Wolf Den Trilogy’, #1) by Elodie Harper

May men fall to me as this offering falls to you, Greatest Aphrodite. May I know love's power, if never its sweetness.All quotes are from the ARC (advance reader copy), subject to change in the final version. Rating: 4.8/5 paper planes Genre: Historical fictionPublication: 13 May 2021Pages: 464 (hardcover) Synopsis: Amara was once a beloved … Continue reading Review: ‘The Wolf Den’ (‘Wolf Den Trilogy’, #1) by Elodie Harper

Art studies that turned into fanart

Hello again!! Today I'm sharing a couple of art studies (basically practice for later/bigger pieces) that ended up becoming pieces of fanart...the pull to create BTS fanart is pretty irresistible... [Image description: Seven boys from the Korean group BTS, wearing summery pastel toned clothing, lining up to face the camera for a photograph.] With the … Continue reading Art studies that turned into fanart

Review: ‘The High Auction’ (‘Wisdom Revolution’, #1) by Misba

“[S]peaking means nothing if you don’t have voice. The real voice. The voice that never fears.
The voice that never doubts.
The voice that wins without being loud.” Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: Sci-fi-fantasy; post-apocalyptic utopia/dystopiaPublication: 21 July 2021Pages: 164 (paperback) Synopsis: In the near future, a machinist, a monk, and a mesmerizer are looking for the … Continue reading Review: ‘The High Auction’ (‘Wisdom Revolution’, #1) by Misba