Hello everyone !! How’s the weekend going ? Some days back, I tweeted about how I don't agree with people calling Romeo and Juliet the best "love story" ever. I then thought it would be better to write a blog post about it, since 140 characters aren't enough at times. Before I get into my… Continue reading ShakeTube: My Take on Romeo and Juliet
Hello bookworms !! First of all, you can now follow me on bloglovin' !! Also, follow me on twitter @ABookishHuman (although most of you are probably here because of twitter) and instagram (where I post mini reviews, and reading updates and book hauls) I got bored of doing tags and awards so thought of putting this up instead. Before I… Continue reading Romance Novel Tropes I Hate
Another discussion ? Ugh ! I know, but I couldn’t help it because being an Asian, this one’s important to me. This absolutely brilliant post by Puput @ sparkling letters discusses everything wrong with Asian representation in literature. Also, here’s a tip, if you don’t understand something about another culture, just ask people from that culture about it. Please don’t assume things, learn the facts.
Let me know your thoughts down in the comments or head over to the original post and join the discussion there.
Hello everyone, welcome to the second edition of The Diversity Corner! ♥
ICYMI, I talked about Muslim representation in books on my first edition, you could read it here. Today I’ll be talking about Asian representation and I teamed up with several Asian bloggers to put this post together! 😀 But before we get there, as usual, I’m bringing you some diversity-related news and updates ♣
P.S. it’s gonna be long, so grab your drink, settle into a comfortable position, and read 😉
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I am the type of person who believes "the book is always better than the movie". It's a different rule for TV shows however. There are quite a few that are well made. So when I came across the trailer of the movie "Murder on the orient express", I was both excited and apprehensive. My… Continue reading On an upcoming adaptation