A few talks + Top Five of Everything || End of the Year Talks!

Hello Everyone! Just ten days and the year ends. Oof, I remember swearing at the year when the lockdown started but now as it is ending, I see that I’m actually very grateful to this year. Why!? Well, I would have not made a website of my own if the lockdown and “everything closed” scenario had not happened. So, this one day, I was randomly scrolling through my facebook feed and I came to know about a month known as NaPoWriMo, literally like on 31st March, I read about NaPoWriMo and I found that if you have a website, it is better to like share stuff and all. And I made this, Musing of Souls.

While I was opening my website, I had no idea what to name it and suddenly this name rounded about in my mind and I knew, this was something I wanted. At first, like when the NaPoWriMo ended, I thought of shutting this website down until next year. Now, I’m relieved I did not. As the world was in quarantine, I decided to pursue back my passion of reading. For a long time, I have not been able to read anything at a constant pace and I had read almost all the books which were stacked in my cupboard.

And, that is when it started, my journey towards being a book blogger. I have come across so many poets, so many book bloggers and it is just a lovely community. Thank you all of you for being a part of it.

So, what I have decided to do today, I’ll write out my top five of everything, at a few places there will be more than five (’cause you know somethings are hard to choose in-between.) I’ll be stating some of the best books, best songs, bloggers, poets that I have come across including with that five good things that happened to me during the last year. I hope you all enjoy this short (eh, long long) post!

Starting with the music I loved this year:

I keep listening to songs and I will now put some songs which I’ve heard the most and the ones which have become my recent favorite!!

5. Mad At Disney by Salem Ilese – A new favourite, I just love the lyrics of this song.
4. Dangerously by Charlie Puth – You will always find a Charlie Puth song in my lists.
3. willow by Taylor Swift – The aesthetics of the song, just wow!!
2. High Hopes by Panic! At the Disco – Need some uplifting, listen to this!
1. Lovely by Billie Eilish and Khalid – just listen to the lyrics, trust me.

Let’s dance to the tune of music and walk over to some books!

Now this is something you all know I love to talk about! I am not sure if you have seen the reviews of all these books on my blog but here we go!

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

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This has been one of the best read of the year! Oh, I just loved it so much. Actually, this is a retelling of Frankenstein but I do not think you need to read the original version to understand this one. I really really love this one! I highly recommend this book for anyone who enjoys dark fantasy, re-tellings.

GoodReads ||

I Hope You’re Listening

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Well, I received an ARC for this book. A great book for mystery lovers. The plot is spine thrilling. I am so sure you would love this if you are a fan of thriller. Also, it has the concept of true crime podcast!

GoodReads ||

Nightmare

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Oof! The horror this book contains, I cannot describe it in words. I am supposed to leave a review for this, (I’m so sorry Chad), but I’m running busy on my schedule! Well, if you are a fan of gothic fiction and horror stories, just read this once.

GoodReads ||

MeMe

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Now, if you remember (somehow), I did not like this book when I started reading it, but the ending almost had me in shock. How can the ending be like this! Oh my god, such good endings is what I crave for. Do give it a try if you’re taking my suggestions.

GoodReads ||

For the last book of this, I still have next 10 days! and i’m hoping the book will be filled up by a book from read-a-thon.

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Moving onto my Favorite Bloggers!!! – more like book bloggers!

  1. Riddhi from Whispering Stories – just my smoll (not really) gullible friend.
  2. Sofii from A Book. A Thought – I really love the overall layout of her website, her posts, just so beautiful.
  3. Cherelle from A bolt out of the book and Potterhead Aanya – just two lovelies
  4. Ashmita from The Fictional Journal – I really like her reviews!
  5. Kristin from Kristin Kraves Books – “Blog posts I loved” from her are just amazing and she herself is just an amazing book blogger.

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Last but not the least. . . My Favorite poets!! (the list is never-ending but here are a few)

Just check them out without asking me or I’ll haunt you!

  1. Harsh from Cryptic’s World
  2. Navin from Navin’s Poetry
  3. Rishika Jain
  4. The Travellothoner
  5. Vall Grey Poetry

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Oof! Here it ends! I loved writing this post! Also, a good news for me, I don’t know if for you or not!! A poetry book of mine is going to be published in next few months!! I am really so happy about it! I hope you all will buy it (Oh! so selfish!!!)

adieu people~!

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  1. Well, first off, I am glad that you did not shut down this website! I love your work! Second off, I am so glad that I made to your list of favourites! (Is it ranked- as in am I your most favourite blogger?) Third off, yes willow is so awesome! But my fav song from the album is no body no crime!
    Thanks once again!

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  2. OMG!!! I can’t believe I’m in your faves, it’s an honor for me, thank you SO much, beautiful! ❤️❤️ & I LOVE seeing The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein in your favorites, I love that book and I think it deserves more love 😍✨ and Willow is a gem, I can’t stop listening to all of Evermore, my top 3 from the album is Willow, ‘Tis the Damn Season & No Body, No Crime 👏🏻👏🏻

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  3. This post is soo amazing! I am so glad that you decided to stick around and continue blogging 😁 I literally jotted down all the songs. I will have to listen to them all. And good endings are something that I crave for too! And ah!!! Thank you soo much! It makes me soo happy to know that you enjoy my reviews. I LOVE UR POEMS TOO! I even save them sometimes 😜 thank you once more.

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