September 4, 2017

In case you haven’t noticed, John Green’s Looking For Alaska has a special place in my heart. (please refer to my username) And it’s been years since he last published a book, which made me pretty excited for his upcoming novel, ‘Turtles All The Way Down’. I honestly know so little about it but I want the element of surprise. It’s YA, for sure, and…

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On Reading | AUGUST 2017 RECAP

September 2, 2017

Hello, readers! It’s that time again where I’ll be reviewing the books I’ve read for the past month. I am, slightly proud, that I read 4 books last August. It’s not that big of a number but still good, yeah? I thank heavens for the presence of Book Of The Month, they have great titles each month and they honestly fill my bookshelf with amazing…

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Back to Basics

August 29, 2017

All credits to Tees and Tankyou for my shady shirt. LOL. But kidding aside, it is the world we live in now. Like what everyone says, “Instagram it or it didn’t happen” as if we need validation from people behind their screens, who at the same time, value your relevance as a person by the numbers – your following, stats, reach, engagement. Shallow as it…

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Brunch ala French Riviera

August 26, 2017

It’s Friday! In Dubai, that’s almost synonymous to brunch. You know, the thing between breakfast and lunch but with sparkling water, rosé wine and fancy things. But guilty as charged, I love Friday brunches. It’s probably the only reason why I can wake up early on weekends. So naturally, when I get an invite, it’s a yes. Specially when it’s this extra. The Address Boulevard brought the…

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August 20, 2017

A lot has been said and done when it comes to coffee shops in Dubai. There are the “oldies but goodies” cafes, the specialty coffee shops and the new trends that automatically became the crowd’s favorite. I honestly can’t keep up. However, there are those little corners hidden in the middle of the cosmopolitan like Urban Bistro. Located in Dubai Media City’s CNN Building #…

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Summer of ’17 | A Reminder to Self

August 14, 2017

“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” — Dan Millman Let’s get personal… Something that I truly miss in the blogosphere. For the past couple of months, I learned to focus on my mental health as anxiety has weighed me down. (woah there, too personal for a first sentence, no?) But I am not here to…

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Abeer is a part-time muggle, part-time blogger who loves books, films, coffee, photography, good food, vintage stuff, cozy mornings and warm hands. If she's not here, she's probably procastinating.

This is a blog for books & life + style.




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