The Wren Hunt by Mary Watson

*This book was kindly sent to me by JonathanBall Publishers in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: ''Every winter, Wren Silke is chased through the forest in a warped version of  childhood game. The boys who hunt her are judges, powerful and frightening pursuers, who know nothing of her true identity. If they knew she... Continue Reading →


You, yourself and you

I have recently discovered the power of self-care and I wanted to share it with you. I feel like we all get so busy with life and responsibilities that we forget to take any time for ourselves, to just re-center and calm down. It's really easy to get caught up in the rat race and... Continue Reading →

A book I’m glad I stuck with

*This book was sent to me by PanMacmillan South Africa in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: ''Fifteen-year-old Muzna Saleem is passionate about writing and dreams of becoming a novelist. There's just one problem - her super-controlling parents have already planned out her life for her: Step 1) Get educated Step 2) Qualify as a... Continue Reading →

Satellite by Nick Lake

* This book was sent to me by PanMacmillan SA in exchange for an honest review.  Synopsis: “ Leo has never set foot on Earth. Born and raised with twins Orion and Libra on the Moon 2 Space Station, they have grown up together in the most extraordinary of ways. Now, they are preparing to... Continue Reading →

A beginners guide to cake decorating

Baking has always been something I've enjoyed doing. There's something about the act that brings me serenity. Cake decorating in particular is a part of baking that I adore. It can take a while but seeing the finished product is always so satisfying. Not to mention the joy of the actual process. Over the years... Continue Reading →

thebookishvoice with whatshistorythb

This edition of #thebookishvoice comes to you weeks too late because life juts got in the way. Nonetheless, it is one that I am very excited to share with you! Riza is a bookworm, blogger and writer. I am honored to have her as a contributor to #thebookishvoice. She contacted me and was so enthusiastic... Continue Reading →

Travelling nerd #2

I created this series to document little snippets of my holidays in terms of the books I was reading at the time. I love how the first one turned out and looking back at it always fills me with nostalgia. Looking at the pictures takes me back to the exact moment they were taken and... Continue Reading →

thebookishvoice with bitter or sweet

I take great pleasure in introducing you to thebookishvoice's May contributor - Sabeehah from bitter or sweet. Sabeehah has a website and instagram where she posts recipes, DIY's, tips and lifestyle bits. Ever since I stumbled across her page I've been in love with her creations and I am very happy we got to work together.... Continue Reading →

Stuffed Dates: A recipe

Disclaimer: DO NOT make these whilst fasting, dates and melted chocolate smell heavenly  I'm back to expanding the content over here and today I'm sharing a recipe. I'm not sure if this can actually be called a 'recipe' since there isn't really anything to make, I think a more accurate term would be 'assembly'. I... Continue Reading →

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