Posted June 13, 2019 by Ari in Lit Life / 0 Comments

Writer In Motion | The First Draft

Writer In Motion | The First Draft

This is it, folks. It’s messy. It’s not fleshed out. It’s a piece of my heart splayed on the writing table. Anyone else feel as though writing can be a dissection sometimes? No? Just me? This is a very rough draft of a magical realism story about….

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Posted June 11, 2019 by Ari in #YOAS, Book Babble / 0 Comments

Year Of Asian Stories | A 2019 Reading Challenge

Year Of Asian Stories | A 2019 Reading Challenge

❤️こんにちは, Lovely Readers❤️ I’m stoked to announce that Bookish Valhalla will be hosting a Year Of Asian Stories, our very first reading challenge in four years! I know, I know. Reading challenges typically begin in January and proceed throughout the year. In a perfect, little world, YOAS would have followed that narrative. But we like breaking the rules, and honestly, reading […]

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Posted May 8, 2019 by Ari in Must-Reads / 0 Comments

5 YA Novels For Music Lovers | Must Reads

5 YA Novels For Music Lovers | Must Reads

Music is a huge part of my life. When life was too loud and chaotic, or when I felt too alone, it was music that filled me. It was books and music that gave me a place to grieve, to process what was happening during the turbulent times of my teen years, and to find ways to express myself when words […]

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Posted March 9, 2019 by Ari in Must-Reads / 0 Comments

5 YA Fantasy Books With Monsters & Magic | Must Reads

5 YA Fantasy Books With Monsters & Magic | Must Reads

I don’t know who you are, but I’m glad you’re here with me, obsessing and agonizing over which books to read next. With so many heart-stopping plots and breath-stealing covers, we have our pick from butt-kicking princesses, thrills that kill, and powers galore! But this week, I’m hungry for monsters and magic, and with that in mind, I have been on […]

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