The Cruel Prince (Spoiler-Free Review)

Synopsis (goodreads): Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters – Vivi and Taryn – were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise…

Dozakhnama (Spoiler-free Review)

Who tells the greatest story – God or Manto? -Dozakhnama, Rabisankar Bal I am finally emotionally stable to pen down my thoughts on Dozakhnama, I finished the book last month and I have been struggling to give words to my feelings. Manto and Ghalib, two literary giants, in conversation with each other posthumously. Now, isn’t…

Falling Kingdoms Series Book # 1 (Spoiler-free Review)

My first 3 star read of 2018, and I am literally being generous here because I liked Theon. Synopsis: In the three kingdoms of Mytica, magic has long been forgotten. And while hard-won peace has reigned for centuries, a deadly unrest now simmers below the surface. As the rulers of each kingdom grapple for power,…

This or That!

My lovely friend Farhina (@SheLovestoRead) tagged me to do this fun tag and I am really glad because such posts literally drag you out of your writing slumps, are easy to do and can somehow brighten up your blog. Here goes my rapid-fire and I tag y’all for this Book Tag. It was originally started…

THUG – The Hate U Give (Spoiler-Free Review)

8 hours straight! Yes, it was that good. “Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right.” -Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give Angie Thomas has written a brilliant debut. THUG rips un-apologetically into a subject that needs to be ripped into – the…

Say Hi to Razmak, North Waziristan!

Razmak, is as high as 6666sq feet from Miran Shah. While traveling from the bottom, all the way to the top, I experienced all 4 seasons in an hour long journey. This happens daily that at the bottom you find a muddy terrain with scorching sunlight but as you travel up, you experience a beautiful…

With Love, from Miran Shah – North Waziristan

To start with, my parents have always been very supportive of my travel-ventures, be it a casual drive to Murree or going to places like Miran Shah, North Waziristan. Traveling has never been a problem and luckily I found a job that requires a lot of traveling. I rarely share my travel-ventures on the blog,…

Homegoing by Yaa Gyaasi

Synopsis Two half-sisters, Effia and Esi, are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle. Unbeknownst to Effia, her sister, Esi, is imprisoned beneath her in the castle’s dungeons, sold with thousands of others into the Gold…