Strange The Dreamer By Laini Taylor Review

Sometimes a moment is so remarkable that it carves out a space in time and spins there, while the world rushes on around it. This was one such.” Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor The last time I was left awe struck by how beautifully a book was written was when I read Norwegian WoodContinue reading “Strange The Dreamer By Laini Taylor Review”

Music and Murakami

”Whether in music or in fiction, the most basic thing is rhythm. Your style needs to have good, natural, steady rhythm, or people won’t keep reading your work. I learned the importance of rhythm from music…from jazz” – Haruki Murakami Even though we associate reading with visuals, music can be used within fiction in orderContinue reading “Music and Murakami”

A Torch In The Night by Sabaa Tahir Review

But you, Helene Aquilla, are no swift-burning spark. You are a torch against the night – if you dare to let yourself burn. A Torch In The Night continues from the first book(An Ember in The Ashes) were we see former slave Laia and former mask Elias who are on a journey to save Laia’sContinue reading “A Torch In The Night by Sabaa Tahir Review”

The Topic Of Revenge in Literature

The topic of revenge within literature, gaming, movies and tv shows is something that has always interested me. It’s pretty intriguing to see how far protagonists will go to exact revenge even if that leads them towards a path of destruction not only for the villain but also for the bystanders around them. Sometimes protagonistsContinue reading “The Topic Of Revenge in Literature”

Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri Review.

“Some Men Believe there’s no greater immortality than blood” the daiva observed. “even when they die, as they must, they hope their blood will survive.” Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri is a Mughal-India inspired fantasy novel. The novel focuses on the main character of Mehr who is the high born daughter of the GovernorContinue reading “Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri Review.”

Rosewater by Tade Thompson Review

Rosewater by Tade Thompson is a sci fi novel set in Nigeria in the year 2066, about a secret agent(of sort) with special abilities whose colleagues are being mysteriously killed one by one. These are individuals who have the same abilities as the main character and are the people he trained with. The main characterContinue reading “Rosewater by Tade Thompson Review”

An Ember In The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir Review

“You are full of life Laia. Full of life and dark and strength and spirit. You are in our dreams. You will burn for you are an ember in the ashes. That is your destiny” This month me and the lovely Anna Harte buddy read An Ember in The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir. An EmberContinue reading “An Ember In The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir Review”

84K by Claire North Review

Ever since reading The First 15 Lives of Harry August I fell in love with Claire North’s writing, the book was an absolute masterpiece. 84 K is a tiny bit short of a masterpiece but still an enthralling read. It takes place within a dystopian future in England with the Government having teamed up withContinue reading “84K by Claire North Review”

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza Review

For many years now I’ve wanted to read a book that i really connect with personally, emotionally and culturally as i am a Scottish/Pakistani and also Muslim. A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirzani is finally one of those novels that i have connected with and i am so happy about it. The storyContinue reading “A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza Review”