A list of things I love about my school // collab with Purely Olivia and Story-Eyed!

When I first thought of the idea for this post, I was like, okay this is as straightforward as can be. Then, while I was writing it, I thought-wouldn't it be interesting to hear about other people talk about this too? I feel like school can get rough so fast that once new school supplies… Continue reading A list of things I love about my school // collab with Purely Olivia and Story-Eyed!

Good books I’ve read recently

Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin First line: He wondered if he would see her today.Last lines: Sometimes there were no words, only sunshine on your heart. Alhamdulilah.Keywords: contemporary retelling of Pride and Prejudice, complex families, religion, love, marriage, truth, secrets This is one of the five books on the Modern Mrs. Darcy Minimalist Reading… Continue reading Good books I’ve read recently

Good books I’ve read recently

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo First line: Babygirl doesn't even cry when I suck my teeth and undo her braid for the fourth time.Last line: With love & a sprinkling of cinnamon, always, EKeywords: YA, cooking, a little bit of magic, high school, a new boy, family, best friends I've read other… Continue reading Good books I’ve read recently

Life, lately (the ice-cream truck & a summer playlist)

The ice-cream truck man is nice. This past Sunday, the last day of June, I heard the unmistakable sound of the ice-cream truck in my neighborhood. I did the thing you're supposed to do and ran outside, barefoot. Two younger boys came out shortly after from the home right next to mine. I'm ninety-nine percent… Continue reading Life, lately (the ice-cream truck & a summer playlist)