The Minaret Calls #WeekendCoffeeShare

If we were having coffee… I would tell you about my creative writing class I had over the weekend. First one since I started at the OU. We were given an exercise where we had to choose a picture and just write. We had only 45 minutes for this. I am usually attracted to colours,…

My stop on the #LolaOffline tour by Nicola Doherty + Giveaway

Hello everyone, And welcome to my stop on the #LolaOffline tour, with a rather beautifully perfumed post. Nicola basically described pretty much the corners of the streets where I grew up and everything in there is absolutely true. Paris with no ParaPharmacy is not Paris…(well, that’s only if you’re not too fussed about all the…

My Stop on “The Space Between The Stars” Tour

Hello everyone, Today I have the pleasure of sharing an extract of “The Space Between The Stars” by Anne Corlett as part of the ongoing blog tour which started only a few days ago.  If you want to catch up, feel free to go back to the first extract post a on the stops below….

My stop on the “And When We Ran” by Katy Cannon tour.

Sometimes the right book just come to you at the right time. “And Then We Ran” came to me when I needed to be entertained. A lot of my reads can be a little taxing, so when a tale dealing with serious teen issues told with light voice comes along, you just listen. This book…

Book Review: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

What sixteen-year-old Starr witnesses, becomes more than headline news as she sees her life shattering for what many would see as being in the wrong place at the wrong time. A car ride should be uneventful, but that night when Khalil was driving Starr home, they got arrested. White cop, black kids, gun shot, Khalil…