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 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 →

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: The Party Worker

Rating: 4.5 Stars Omar Shahid Hamid is a Pakistani author who I rate very highly. If you want to read about the real Karachi, then his books are the ones you should pick up. Of course, his books show the underbelly of this multi-layered, multi-cultural city, and are only reflective of the shady side of... Continue Reading →

Review: Where The Crawdads Sing

Rating: 4.25 Stars I had been hearing so many good things about this book, that I was sure it was going to disappoint me. For one, the story seemed like something I could never get excited about, being set in the U.S of fifties and sixties, and for another, everyone kept harping on about how... Continue Reading →

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