Review: Daisy Jones & The Six

Rating: 4.5 Stars Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid may be a fictional account of a 70's rock band, but the stories, the songs and the music sound so real that you can't help but think about getting your hands on that awesome album that doesn't really exist! The book follows the... Continue Reading →

Review: A Place For Us

Rating: 5 Stars All individuals are a unique sum of their life experiences, so much so that reading the same book at different stages in your life sometimes results in completely different reactions. The place where I am right this moment in my life made A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza resonate with me... Continue Reading →

Review: Our Kind Of Cruelty

Rating: 3 Stars Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall, is more the diary of a crazy, twisted individual, than an actual story. It is narrated by Mike Hayes while he is in prison awaiting a murder trial. His lawyer has asked him to pen down his story as seen from his perspective, and Mike... Continue Reading →

Review: Final Girls

  Rating: 4 Stars Like all hyped books, I thought Final Girls by Riley Sager would be another average read, another book being compared to Gone Girl, another thriller with predictable twists. Thankfully, this time I was wrong. And to be fair, Stephen King didn't say it was like Gone Girl, he said that if... Continue Reading →

Review: The Good Girl

Rating: 3 Stars I had been thinking about reading The Good Girl by Mary Kubica for a long time. It seemed to be a favourite on Instagram. I was a bit disappointed with it though. First off, there were comparisons to Gone Girl, which is never a good thing. A book should be original and... Continue Reading →

Review: Sometimes I Lie

Rating: 5 Stars One of the most engaging and thrilling books that I have read in recent times, Sometimes I lie is the story of Amber Reynolds, who is in a coma, and who has a story to tell. I started this book on a four-hour flight, thinking I will read for a while and... 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 →

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 →

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