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 Only Story

Rating: 4 Stars I finally got around to reading The Only Story by Julian Barnes even though I had bought it soon after it was published last year. I thought it took me a long time to read The Sense of an Ending because I was travelling and didn't get much time to read. After... 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 →

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: Homegoing

Rating: 5 Stars "Evil begets evil. It grows. It transmutes, so that sometimes you cannot see that the evil in the world began as the evil in your own home." Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi is the kind of book that leaves its mark on the reader. It spans centuries and generations in only 300 pages.... Continue Reading →

Review: The Hazel Wood

Rating: 4 Stars Wow! What can I say about this book? Let me tell you right now that this book is not everyone's cup of tea. Once in a while, a book comes along that you really like even when you can see the weaknesses in the story. This is one such book. I was... Continue Reading →

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