2016 Honourable Mentions (Favourite Books-Edition) #RunnersUp

It’s that time of the year where the majority of blogs will bombard you with favourites and try to convince you to try out various Blogs, Music, Books and all other things that made it for them in 2016. I have to admit that I thoroughly enjoy this sort of post because it’s always a treat to see people genuinely excited about things and I am more inclined to pick up something if it comes highly recommended. Regardless, this post is just close to the favourite list in which I am going to speak about books that were amazing but didn’t make it to the TOP LIST, so stick around and prepare to be introduced to the HONORABLE MENTION BOOKS that should be on your shelves.

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Not in any particular order

(If Reviews are present they will be linked at the side of the title)

Also these are not all published in 2016 they are just some that I got to in 2016 πŸ™‚


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Mid Year Bookish Freakout Tag/ Kenyan library

It’s been a while-time for a freaking tag with a lot of Gifs and gushing about the books I love and shit on the books that disappointed me

I wasn’t tagged by anyone but got this tag from Mementomori’s channel(Here).He is so cool and I get a lot of good recommendations from him… Check him out

The tag is a reflection on the reading that took place in the first half of the year and I have a lot of reflection to do because wow it has been a good half-year πŸ™‚

love reactions harry potter crush sigh
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The Book Fangirling Award!

Hey guys, I am here again with another post and this time it’s a tag or a train of question that has been going around. I have been tagged by Β Tash (Blog Here) and It was originally created by Original Tag by Hannah (Blog Here)
Today my schedule was flexible so, I am happy to accept it and have fun with it…

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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Book Review


Average Star Rating: 4.32 stars

My Rating: 5 freaking stars

β€œMarriage can wait, education cannot.”

I am at a loss for words… utterly speechless at the journey that Khaled Hosseini took me through. I have officially taken my hat off for him and declared that he is one of the most important and outstanding authors in the 21 century.

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Books With A Purpose Tag!

Warning! This post will contain endless amount of random GIFS!


  1. Mention the person who tagged you in your post and provide a link to their blog
  2. Fill out the 9 questions in the tag
  3. For each question, insert a gif of how you feel about the book(s) or author.
  4. Tag 5 people and/or everyone to do this tag!
  5. Before you post the tag, do a five-second party dance. Cause you dat awesome!

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My very exciting To-Be-Read Books

I have been very good and disciplined about buying books this year * basically broke and should be living in a box on the street*. I have however narrowed down the number of unread books on my shelf from 25 to like 12 books and that just makes me feel so accomplished because most of the people I know have like 100 books on their TBR…

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From the 12 books on my shelf, I have 7 that I am so excited for. Like I smile every time I see them staring at me from my shelf just shouting

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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

β€œThey say, Find a purpose in your life and live it. But, sometimes, it is only after you have lived that you recognize your life had a purpose, and likely one you never had in mind.”

This book was beyond what I can put to words, like the amount of character depth, thought provoking themes that shaped my view on the world at large, culturally rich and tasteful writing to say the least. It broke me and shaped my perspectives.

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