Weekly Wrap-Up


Hellooo fellow readers!

This week has been insane! I’m taking part in this year’s Booktubeathon, so I’ve spent most of the week either reading or making cringe-worthy videos. Haha!

It’s been crazy fun!

So now you know why I haven’t been around much this week… I’m so sorry!

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BOOK REVIEW: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Genre: Young Adult / Contemporary

Page Count: 380 pages

Publication Date: May 2017


Goodreads summary:

Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though. If they truly believed she needed a husband right now, they wouldn’t have paid for her to attend a summer program for aspiring web developers…right? Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: The Wheel Mages by Aimee Davis

Genre: Fantasy

Page Count: 334 pages

Publication Date: November 2016


Goodreads summary:

Alena Kozlov is one of the last of a dying kind. As the first water mage to be inducted into the Sanctum in over fifty years, she has the opportunity to help the old order destroy a band of rebel mages who threaten the principles the Sanctum is founded upon.

Blinded by loyalty to the Sanctum and love for her master, Alena and three other mages set out to investigate the rebels, but the more she discovers, the less she understands.

Confronted with hard truths about the Sanctum she once believed in and the corruption she sees within it, Alena must make one of the most difficult decisions of her life: follow the path she’s trained for or leave the Sanctum behind.

Whatever the answer, she knows one thing for sure—the old Sanctum saying is true: It is a rocky road she must travel.  Continue reading

T5W: Books That Aren’t Set In The Western World

Welcome to another Top 5 Wednesday post! Created by the lovely  Lainey and Sam on Goodreads  (Go check them out if you want to join in the fun!)

This week’s theme is books that aren’t set in the western world, and I can already feel like this is going to be a challenge. I have just noticed how most of the books I read are set in / inspired by the western world.

Also, happy birthday to me! Hurray!

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BOOK REVIEW: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Genre: Middle Grade / Mythology

Page Count: 377 pages

Publication Date: June 2005


Goodreads summary:

Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse—Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. Continue reading