The Stationery Shop of Tehran #BookReview

Sometimes I wish I could flip back the calendar to a time when there was no social media, no bookstagram, no goodreads. I wish I could feel again the anticipation of opening a new unknown book; the excitement of picking one up simply because the title sounded good or the cover was enticing or because …

Paper Moon #BookReview

Book: Paper MoonAuthor: Rehana Munir  You know what’s the next best thing to living your dream life?  Reading about an endearing character leading your dream life. So well, that’s what Paper Moon was for me.  Fiza is a college student leading a rather uneventful (read boring) life comprising soporific lecturers on English Literature. She lives …

The House in the Cerulean Sea #BookReview

Title: The House in the Cerulean Sea Author: TJ Klune What a delightful delightful book The House in the Cerulean Sea has turned out to be. I couldn’t wait to finish it to begin writing about it. Let’s go then. Linus Baker is a dedicated government official, resigned to and grateful for his in-the-rut existence, …

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall #Booktalk #Bookreview

I picked up The Tenant of Wildfell Hall because I’d long wanted to explore the works of Anne Bronte — the third Bronte Sister. She wrote just two books and this one was highly acclaimed. The other one is Agnes Grey and I still have to get to it. Wildfell Hall is a deserted dilapidated …

Anxious People #BookReview

After much deliberation, I decided to read Anxious People. It had been on my TBR for the longest time but I kept putting it off because I couldn’t bear to be disappointed. There has been so much hype about Backman, and more specifically, about the book that I was almost afraid to pick it up. …

The Flat Share #BookReview

Book: The Flat ShareAuthor: Beth O’Leary I just finished The Flat Share and I haven’t stopped smiling. Sometimes a simple sweet funny story is all one needs. After Dracula, my last read, this light and fresh book is all I needed to put me in the holiday spirit. Here’s what it’s about So this is …

Fangirl #BookReview

Book: FangirlAuthor: Rainbow Rowell Cather (Cath) and Wren are identical twins whose mother left them when they were eight. Their father is an unstable genius leaving the girls are pretty much on their own. While Wren is outgoing, Cath is the shy silent one, content to remain in the shadows. The two, however, have a …

My Sister the Serial Killer #BookReview

Book: My Sister the Serial KillerAuthor: Oyinkan Braithwaite The title of this book was intriguing enough to make me want to read it despite mixed reviews. In fact, many of my favourite book reviewers didn't give it a great rating. yet I had to check it out for myself. This is the story of two …

The Girl Who Drank the Moon #BookReview

Book: The Girl Who Drank the MoonAuthor: Kelly Barnhill This is the story of a town, a cursed town. On its outskirts lies a greater forest. In this forest lives a wicked old witch. The witch demands sacrifice and so each year an infant is taken away by the town elders and left in the …

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