Top 3 books I’ve read in 2017

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So in a blink of the eye, 2017 is coming to an end. Or well it feels so that way. Now it’s time to wrap up what I’ve read this year. (So far) While this year had it’s high and low, in terms of reading, it wasn’t anything extraordinary. But still…

November 9 by Colleen Hoover review/#DontReadThis

It’s very rare for me to feel personally offended by books because well, I’d like to think that I have a relatively thick skin and I tend to read more books set in Western countries due to personal preferences. (I live in an Eastern country where the social problems and types of people are extremely…

Monsters of Verity|Review

Series: Monsters of Verity Books: 1. This Savage Song 2. Our Dark Duet Author: Victoria Schwab Genre: Fantasy, horror/thriller (slightly)/ Dystopian setting Rating: 7/10 This is a spoiler free review. Synopsis: There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria…

PS: I Kinda Sorta Like You: A Romantic Parody

Recently I went around Facebook asking people what they hated the most about books and the responses were amazing. I received responses ranging from love triangles to over sexualising women and everything in between. I initially thought of starting a web-series of rants on each topic but then I felt like I wasn’t sarcastic enough…

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas|Movie Review

Movie: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Details: Book to movie adaptation Genre: Historical Fiction/World War 2 setting Themes: War, friendship, family Rating: 5/5 warning: this review contains spoilers. Review: I finished watching this movie a few minutes ago and man…must I say, it’s been a long time since the last time I felt like…

Mini Review|The Assassin’s Blade(1): The Assassin and the Pirate Lord

Mini review: Book:The Assassin’s Blade Author:Sarah J Maas Short story title: The Assassin and the Pirate Lord Rating:2/5 stars We all know the beloved badass Assassin, Celaena Sardothien from the bestselling series Throne of Glass but in the novella collection, The Assassin’s Blade, we get to know about who Celaena really was before Throne of…

Dark Diamond|Book Review

Author: Shazia Omar Genre: adult, historical fiction, magical realism Rating: 4.5/5 stars *I was provided a copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This review is in no way biased, all thoughts and opinions are the truth and my own.* Synopsis: The Mughal Viceroy of Bengal in 1685, Lord Shayista Khan, was…

Outlander | Book review

Book: outlander  Author: Diana Gabaldon Rating: 5/5 stars  Genre: fantasy, adult lit, historical fiction   Claire Randall travels to Scotland with her husband Frank Randall after the war to reconnect. However, this honeymoon, of sorts, is turned upside down when Claire finds herself in the 18th century, running from an ancestor in the Randall bloodline-weird,…

Caraval by Stephanie Garber|Book Review

Caraval must have been the most hyped book of its year with a fantastical setting and alluring magic. But the real question is, is this book worth the hype?

Coral and Bone|book promotion

I’m so excited to share the beauty that Coral and Bone is with the world. I was absolutely surprised by how hooked I was to the book. If you’re interested in my thoughts and opinions then click here *The Siren Chronicles Coral and Bone (Book One) Release May 9, 2017 Books two and three coming…

Maybe Someday|Book Review

Book: Maybe Someday Author: Colleen Hoover Genre: Contemporary romance Rating: 3.5-4/5 stars (having some trouble deciding) Review: Maybe Someday is probably going to be a hard one to review but here goes nothing.  It goes without saying that every piece of literature or in fact, any piece of art aims to show you an entire…

Cinder by Marissa Meyer|Book Review

Book: Cinder (the lunar chronicles #1) Author: Marissa Meyer Genre: YA, science fiction Rating: 4/5 stars Description:  (I personally wrote this part instead of copy+pasting it from Goodreads because for some reason, I can’t copy it from my phone.) In a futuristic setting, after the 4th world war, Cinder is a mechanic and a cyborg. Already…