The story of Jinnistan is exactly what the title indicates. There are short, creepy tales that are eerie, yet fascinating at the same time. If there's something Pakistanis love more than December weddings and desi food, it’s jinn stories. Additionally, if you are told that it is based on true events, then it definitely perks… Continue reading Scary stories to tell over Chai(tea)!
If you are reading this review hoping to glimpse a typical love story and a teenage girl surviving school, finding her prince charming, and getting a happily ever after, then I am sorry to break all your expectations.
Taken By Me Holly Bourne is a British author of young adult fiction. She is a bestselling and critically acclaimed author. This was my second experience with holly’s book. I am quite impressed with her work done in ‘How You Like Me Now. It is an adult fiction that humorously focuses on significant issues. She… Continue reading Review: How do you like me now by Holly Bourne
What is a woman’s life worth? This question echoes across countries and generations through Etaf Rum’s intense debut novel, “A Woman Is No Man.” “I was born without a voice, one cold, overcast day in Brooklyn, New York. No one ever spoke of my condition. I did not know I was mute until years later,… Continue reading A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum
Regretting You is another book by Colleen Hoover, published in 2019. I remember Confess was the first book I read by Colleen, and I fell in love with her writing. That book still tops my list. Since then, she became my favourite author. I went into this book blindly, which I love to do with… Continue reading Review: Regretting You by Colleen Hoover
Trigger warning: as this is a story about relationship abuse, it contains a lot of triggers for anyone who has ever been in a situation like that. Please read with caution. The Places I’ve Cried in Public chronicles the relationship between Amelie and Reese. Amelie is new in town and falls hard for dazzling Reese, but there… Continue reading REVIEW: The Places I’ve Cried in Public by Holly Bourne
Clicked by yours truly! No Spoilers “Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later, in uglier ways. —SIGMUND FREUD” The Silent Patient is a 2019 psychological thriller debut novel written by British-Cypriot author Alex Michaelides. Alicia Berenson was a normal woman living her life with the mind of an… Continue reading REVIEW: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.
“When humans believe in stories extraordinary things happen." Thirty years ago, something terrible happened to Luna’s mother. Something she’s only prepared to reveal after her death. Now, Luna and Pea, two sisters who come from England to New York to their mother’s birthplace to settle her affairs. Luna keeps having bizarre visions which feel like… Continue reading REVIEW: The Summer of Impossible Things
The story revolves around Garden heights, a neighbourhood where the drug dealers are roaming around. The home of the Carter Family. The reputation of this place is justified when Starr herself, is ashamed about it. The novel also captures the fears of a young girl. It also captures the viewpoint of the significance of a… Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: A Review
*No Spoilers* "Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet." This was the very first sentence of the novel. It abruptly took you straight deep within the story. The author didn't take much time to reveal the loss of life. But she surely took time to explain the loss and mourning of the people. I… Continue reading Everything I never told you— A book Review