Family In The Time Of Pandemic

If the last few months have taught me anything, it's the importance of family in my life. I have found myself being worried about aunts and uncles and cousins, and making an effort to keep in touch with them as much as I can. It hasn't been easy with my family spread all over the... Continue Reading →

Review: Someone We Know

Rating: 4 Stars Shari Lapena is an author I can always rely on to deliver the goods. Her book, The Couple Next Door, is one that I recommend to anyone who wants to read thrillers. While her other books are not as highly recommended, Someone We Know comes quite close. The twists and turns leave... Continue Reading →

Review: The Turn of The Key

Rating: 3.75 Stars I will not call this an excellent book, but The Turn of The Key is my favourite one by Ruth Ware to date. I have found Ware to be a good writer who keeps the audience interested while giving the least surprising twists. This book is a bit different because it has... Continue Reading →

Review: Hijabistan

Rating: 4 Stars Hijabistan by Sabyn Javeri is a collection of short stories about women, with a common thread of hijab running through all the stories. As a rule, I'm not one for short stories. They always leave me feeling like I missed the point. These short stories just sucked me in and left their... Continue Reading →

Sunday Blues: Dream House

Growing up, my dream house always had the largest library imaginable. I didn't know the number of rooms it will have, how big it will, or even if it will have a swimming pool or not. The most important thing was to have floor to ceiling shelves full of books, oh, and a ladder with... Continue Reading →

Review: The Rumour

Rating: 3 Stars The Rumour by Lesley Kara is a domestic thriller that looks into the how rumours spread, and how they can lead to unexpected outcomes. The story follows Joanna, an almost-single mother, who has moved to Flinstead-on-Sea, a small, sleepy town, from London in order to be close to her own mom. Jonanna's... Continue Reading →

Review: Crooked House

Rating: 4 Stars There was a crooked man and he went a crooked mile.  He found a crooked sixpence beside a crooked stile. He had a crooked cat which caught a crooked mouse, And they all lived together in a little crooked house. Agatha Christie herself admitted to being partial to Crooked House and called it one of... Continue Reading →

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