Holy witches, my season is soon approaching!
Although we don’t have the quintessential autumn here in the Philippines – with the falling leaves and pumpkin spice – it is my season! Imagine…
it as a time when a Sirena can walk the flooded streets to help those in need. Let’s talk of the Manananngal who takes advantage of the early dusk to protect her women. Or a time for the Mambabarang to relay the whispered messages for the dead.
Woops, I went a little too into Filipino mythology there! But also imagine lights, lights, and more lights! Because Christmas has already begun here.
Goal: Read 10 Books
Verdict: Read 8 Books
Goal: Finish 50k on WIP
Verdict: Reached 25k!
In spite of what he is, Ghoul is a good boy.
For someone who eats the flesh of humans, getting into medical school might seem like a bad idea but Ghoul’s only goal in life is to excel in his studies to get into a good medical college, so he can finally cure his “condition.”
The demon on his shoulder, though, is not very pleased.
But things go crazy when Ghoul comes across a murder; when both victim and survivor gets attached to him. The demon on his shoulder is eager to make deals and own a child, because to him, everything is a game piece.
Even the bodies that begin to show up.
This current WIP means so much to me because it’s influenced by Filipino urban legends and Filipino mythology, and is set on the streets of the Philippines!
Goal #1: Finish WIP with 50k
Goal #2: Read 10 Books (not changing this until I achieve that number!)
Goal #3: Read 2 non-fiction books
Goal #4: Create four WIP aesthetics
October is this girl’s birthday!
I want to host a giveaway on the blog and on Instagram, so tell me, would you prefer a specific book, a gift card, or some merchandises?
AROUND THE BLOGOSPHERE
Shealea @ That Bookshelf Bitch blesses us with some of her spreadsheet advice.
Nia @ Shades of Paper lists books for their mental health class.
Sofia @ Bookish Wanderess provides us with 90 Book Recommendations for the Latinx Book Bingo.
Avery @ Red Rocket Panda shares the top genres they hated during school.
Shanti @ Virtually Read discusses what they look out for in different genres.
Mridula @ Ecstatic Yet Chaotic shares Indian authors they’ve recently found!
Holly @ Nut Free Nerd shares her experience studying English in college.
Amber @ The Literary Phoenix recommends some empathy building books for readers.
Swashbuckling Adventure but Not My Captain | Seafire by Natalie C. Parker review by Austine @ Novel Knight
Mirage by Somaiya Daud review by Vicky @ Vicky Who Reads
What was your best read this August? Have your preordered any new releases? How was your August? Any plans for September?
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