Friendship Trope In Real Life

This is an ode to all those people who have stuck by me through thick and thin, who have uplifted me and supported me, and sometimes even fed me to the wolves! Ladies and gentlemen, these people are commonly known as my friends. While I love all of them unconditionally, I have to admit that... Continue Reading →

Review: Conviction

Rating: 3 Stars Conviction by Denise Mina follows Anna McDonald as her life unravels one fine day. When she gets up early like always, relishing her "me time" before her husband and daughters wake up, she has no idea how things are going to go down on this particular morning. Engrossed in her new true... Continue Reading →

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 →

Dark And Light

Harper Lee wrote To Kill A Mockingbird in 1960. Since then, the world has changed beyond recognition for almost everyone. In the last 60 years, man has made progress in every conceivable walk of life, be it science, technology, arts, religion, geography, or anything else you can think of. What hasn't changed in these 60... Continue Reading →

Review: Remnants of a Separation

Rating: 4.5 Stars Objects have a way of inspiring the mind to remember things it might have forgotten. I got Aanchal Malhotra's book from Karachi, back in July 2018. Since then, it had been sitting around on my shelf with all the other numerous books that I never read. One fine day, sick from my... 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 Family Next Door

Rating: 3.5 Stars The Family Next Door by Fiona Cummins is an above average thriller which takes some time to establish itself, but redeems itself as it proceeds. It tells the story of a dilapidated, quiet neighborhood shaken by a string of killings that have been baffling the police. The serial killer behind these murders... Continue Reading →

Review: The Last House Guest

Rating: 4 Stars After complaining of not finding good thrillers, finally I managed to read something that interested me enough to finish reading in a few hours. The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda is gripping and unpredictable, and you know you cannot trust any of the characters. Avery Greer works for the Lomans, who own rental... 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 →

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