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Review: Tangerine

Rating: 3 Stars I have always been a fan of old movies. From Humphrey Bogart to Paul Newman, from Ingrid Bergman to Grace Kelly, I have watched more old movies than new ones. Among some of my most favourite movies, are old classics like Gaslight, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane, Rebecca, Rear Window and North... Continue Reading →

Review: The Broken Girls

Rating: 3.75 Stars The Broken Girls by Simone St. James is a chilling thriller with a paranormal twist. The central character is a boarding school for girls that used to take in troubled girls who no one wanted, but that has now become an abandoned, decrepit building after being shut down in 1979 In 1950,... Continue Reading →

Sunday Problem: Recommending Books

Disclaimer: If you're easily offended, or take life too seriously, please don't read this. Really. Stop reading. When you read a lot of books, people who know you always ask for recommendations about what to read. Since you have some idea about your friends and family, it is natural to tell them about books that... Continue Reading →

Review: Things She Could Never Have

Rating: 4.5 Stars I have never been very enthusiastic about short stories in English. While I love reading Urdu short stories, somehow English short stories have never held any fascination for me. Furthermore, contemporary Pakistani writers have, with the exception of one or two, always left me disappointed. It was these two factors that made... Continue Reading →

Review: The Woman In The Window

Rating: 3 Stars The Woman in The Window by A.J. Finn was my most anticipated read this year. I had been trying to get my hands on it for months, but something always went wrong and I ended up not buying it. So, when I did manage to get it finally, I couldn't wait to... Continue Reading →

Review: American Gods

Rating: 4.5 Stars This review has been a long time coming, considering I finished this book more than a week back, and have already written a review for a book that I read after this. The thing is, that I haven't been able to gather my thoughts into something coherent. There are a lot of... Continue Reading →

Review: Behind Her Eyes

Rating: 4 Stars After I finished reading this book, I couldn't sleep that night! When all the reviews say that the ending is unexpected and shocking, they're not kidding. I have read so many thrillers, that there aren't many things that are truly surprising any more. Behind Her Eyes gave me such a jolt that... Continue Reading →

Review: The Bat

Rating: 3.5 Stars Sometimes, I'm too arrogant for my own good. Everyone told me not to start reading the Harry Hole books from the first book, because it will be boring for me. I refused to listen to them, because I'm arrogant like I mentioned above, and also because I'm a bit crazy, and not... Continue Reading →

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