Book Blogging 101: 5 tips for blogging success
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Book Blogging 101: 5 tips for blogging success

I came up with Bound2Books in 2013 whilst living in Sydney, Australia. I had wanted to write about books for such a long time, but I always felt like I couldn’t do it. Somehow, I managed to ignore my imposter syndrome and started a blog with WordPress. In the beginning I didn’t know exactly what … Continue reading

Being Muslim in America: a review of Ayser Salman’s memoir “The Wrong End of the Table”
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Being Muslim in America: a review of Ayser Salman’s memoir “The Wrong End of the Table”

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Ayser Salman’s memoir The Wrong End of the Table is a story of awkward childhood-teen antics and trying to figure out who you are when you have so many different cultures pulling … Continue reading

A review of “The Two Hearts of Eliza Bloom”: loving outside your faith
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A review of “The Two Hearts of Eliza Bloom”: loving outside your faith

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Beth Miller’s novel posits the question: What happens when you love someone outside of your faith? There are thousands of answers to this question, and arguably loving the ‘wrong’ person is something … Continue reading

Life Lessons from Michelle Obama’s “Becoming”
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Life Lessons from Michelle Obama’s “Becoming”

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Michelle Obama’s memoir is a bestseller for all the right reasons. Regardless of your political affiliations and opinions, this book reflects a new era in politics. The lines between politicians and the … Continue reading

You Konmari-ed all your books, now what?
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You Konmari-ed all your books, now what?

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard about Marie Kondo and her tidying up as a way of life. Her two books on organising and cleaning have changed the way people structure their homes for good or for bad, depending on who you ask. Since the Netflix series came out, everyone … Continue reading

“The Witches of New York” by Ami McKay: the importance of sisterhood
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“The Witches of New York” by Ami McKay: the importance of sisterhood

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. I recently read Ami McKay’s novel The Witches of New York whilst I was on holiday on the Spanish island, La Palma. I spent a lot of time enjoying the sunshine and … Continue reading

The Best Reads of 2018
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The Best Reads of 2018

2018 was a year of exploring new genres and discovering new and first-time published authors. The year wasn’t all success when it comes to books and you can read about my worst reads of 2018 here. Fear not though, this post is about the best five reads of 2018 and gosh there were some amazing … Continue reading

The Worst Reads of 2018
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The Worst Reads of 2018

2018 was not the best year for me. In fact 2018, for the most part sucked on a lot of levels. Although, the silver lining of 2018 was that I got to read a lot of books. The year before last, 2017, I wrote a summary of my reading focusing on the variety of authors … Continue reading

“Dracul”: framing Dracula in a different light
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“Dracul”: framing Dracula in a different light

This review will contain spoilers. So many spoilers. Even though I love that you have come to my blog to see my review, don’t read this before you read Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker. Go, read it. I’ll wait. Continue reading

“Insight”: a personal review of Dr Tasha Eurich’s novel of self-awareness
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“Insight”: a personal review of Dr Tasha Eurich’s novel of self-awareness

This is Dr Tasha Eurich’s latest book. This is the first book I listened to with my newest Audible account. I’ve spoken about audiobooks in the past, and back then I wasn’t so excited. However, this time around, I’m sorta loving audiobooks. Although that is another discussion for another post. Insight: Why We’re Not as … Continue reading