BOOK REVIEW: September Love By Lang Leav



Eiyo dearies,

I just finished reading September Love by Lang Leav last week. So today, I'm going to share my review of the book with you guys. Now let's begin with the author's bio...


ABOUT LANG LEAV 

Lang Leav- the amazing novelist & poet (Image: philnews.ph)

Lang Leav is a novelist and poet. She was born in a Thai Refugee Camp when her parents were fleeing from the Khmer Rouge Regime. Leav grew up in Sydney, Australia. Leav began her career as a writer and poet with her first poetry book- Love and Misadventure, published in 2013. The book was a big hit and a bestseller. Leav is now recognized as an international bestselling author. She has also won several writing awards such as the Qantas Spirit of Youth Award, Churchill Fellowship, and Goodreads Choice Award. Her other poetry books are Love Looks Pretty On You, Sea Of Strangers, The Universe Of Us, Memories, and Lullabies. While her novels are Sad Girls and Poemsia. All Leav's poetry books and novels are listed as bestsellers.


ABOUT SEPTEMBER LOVE

Before Love - one of the poetries in September Love.


September Love (SL) is not a novel. It is a book of poetry.  SL is Leav's latest poetry book. Leav wrote this book in 2020, during the early pandemic season. All poetries in this book are related to our life experiences and were inspired by Leav's online conversation with her fans.

In SL, Leav shared with us poetries that are inspiring, heartwarming, comforting, enlightening, and empowering. SL is a book that will positively change the way we think about life, love, relationships, heartbreaks, and self-empowerment. This book also includes a foreword by Hollywood actress, Lili Reinhart.


MY REVIEW OF SEPTEMBER LOVE

Being An Artist - my favorite poetry in September Love.  I can relate this poetry to myself.


To me, SL is a very beautiful poetry book. Leav's writing is as awesome as always. Reading SL gives me a very heartwarming and comforting feeling. Reading this book also puts a smile on my face ^_^  

I believe SL is an eye-opener for all of us. It tells us that love, relationships, and heartbreaks are normal experiences that we all have, will, and must face in life. 

Love and relationships can be sweet. But sometimes, love and relationships can also be painful and leads to heartbreaks. I know that some of us are scared of love, relationships, and heartbreaks. In fact, I was also scared of these three things when I was in my teenage years and early 20s. However, these three things are good life experiences. They give us important life lessons and mature us as a person.

In SL, Leav also tells us that a bad past should not influence our present and future. We all must always be positive and move on. We must also be able to see good things in bad situations. After all, things happened for a reason. Plus, we learned something and grow from our experiences. Experiences are our best teachers.

Besides good writing, this book also has a lovely cover. The illustration of a girl looking outside of the window has a deep meaning of what is inside the book. The illustration also tells us that there's always a light and hope in every darkness. I can also relate the illustration and the whole content of this book with the pandemic season. During this pandemic, we all are praying, searching, and hoping for a light in this darkness. Insya'Allah, this pandemic will end soon. This pandemic has also taught us a lot of important life lessons. 

Overall, I rate September Love 10/10. I highly recommend this book to my bookworm friends who love poetry and looking for something light, heartwarming and comforting to read. 


Ok, that's all for now. But before I end this post, I would like to ask you guys for some suggestions on poetry books. After reading September Love, I became interested to read more poetry books. So can you guys please suggest to me a good poetry book? I'm looking for both- English and Bahasa Malaysia poetry books.

Thank you for reading. Hope to see you guys again soon.

XoXo,

Fadima Mooneira ^_^


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Comments

  1. Great post! I can't believe you rated the book 10/10 it must have been good :) thanks for sharing x

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    1. Yes, it's an eye-opener. You should read it too.

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  2. I do love your writing, it is beautifully done!

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  3. I love poetry books! I'll have a further look into it x

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  4. I love poetry collections and the poem you've shared is beautifully written. The ending is such a perfect description of writer's block!

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  5. What a glowing review! Sounds like such a brilliant read, and sounds beautifully written too. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Sis tak minat sangat poetry books ni tapi sis rasa kalau mereka yang berminat poetry ni memang orangnya pandai menulis. Penulisannya penuh dengan bahasa yang menarik.

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    1. Hehehe......saya nyer suka baca poetry. Tapi menulis nyer blum lagi lah. Saya selalu nyer baca poetry utk practice presentation. Hehehe.

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  7. This sure sounds like a win. Thanks for the review!
    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  8. I absolutely love poetry. I studied English literature at GCSE and A Level and really got into the poetry mind. I've not had a poetry book in my hand for the longest time so I'll be purchasing this ASAP!
    Rosie

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    1. Wow......you studied literature. That's cool!!!!!!! Literature is my favorite subject back in school.

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  9. Poetry speaks to the soul and mind and I think judging by your review this is one book I will be adding to my reading list, thank you.

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  10. Lang Leav is one of the best contemporary poets. :) I currently have her 4 books on my phone. I am on memories and love & misadventures. Good that you got SL already. :) I love poetry.

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    1. - Lovely from Musings of Lovely Blog

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    2. Wow.....you’re more advance than I am. I have only read September Love and Poemsia. I need to read more of Leav’s work.

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  11. baru tau penulis ni tak pernah baca penulisan beliau. reading poems tu, rasa tenggelam dalam bait-bait kata. kena cari niiiii..

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  12. Sejujurnya kita tak berapa minat poetry. Suka baca tapi macam tak berapa faham sudahnya. Sian kita kan... Tapi penulis nya cantik sekali

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    1. Yeah, most poetries are not easy to understand. You have to google the meaning. But seriously, poetries are interesting to study.

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  13. This was such a great review! I really wanted to start reading some poetry collections, so I will add this to my list! I really love the first poem you shared x

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    1. I love that poem too. It's beautifully written.

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  14. Menarik juga ya buku ini untuk direview.. Tp tu la kita xberapa minta poetry ni.. Walaupun amik sastera dulu ahahhaha..

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    1. Oh I see.......sayang nyer. Tapi dah x minat nak buat camne kan.

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  15. poetry. sukar difahami namun once kita faham, ia akan menjadi sgt indah. penggunaan perkataan yang berbunga-bunga. memang kena byk bersabar utk faham :)

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    1. Iya, poetry sronok dikaji maksud nyer yg tersirat. Hehehe.......

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  16. Looks like such a great book! Thanks so much for sharing all about it!

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  17. Siapa yg minat poetry, boleh baca buku ni.. time pkp mmg bagus abiskan masa dengan perkara yg bermanfaat

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    1. Yep, kalo x rugi lah. Sebab time biasa susah juga nak carik time. Especially kepada yg berkerja dan ada tanggungjawab lain.

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  18. Ooo Sis suka buku mavcam ni, dia bukan novel tp buku yang menulis kata-kata inspirasi dalam kehidupan, certain tu ada yang memang kena dengan diri kita kann...

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    1. Yes. Skali skale bags juga kita baca buku lain slain dpd novel.

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  19. I love that first poem. Sounds like a great poetry book!

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  20. Great review! I love some good poetry always

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  21. Oooh I absolutely poetry books, so I'm going to see if I can buy this today! Thank you so much!

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    1. Hope you will enjoy September Love. Happy reading, Amie.

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  22. Great review! I don't typically read a lot of poetry, but this sounds amazing. Thanks for sharing!

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  23. Wah thanks for this detail review of September Love by Lang Leav, looks like i need to find this book.

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    1. Yeah, I know you like Lang Leav’s work. You told me once.

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  24. nice review beb. ginna get this soon :)

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