Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth: Book Review

Brutal fight scenes mixed with a little bit of drama, romance and a unique storyline that kept building up the suspense until the end, is what kept me hooked till the end. I can’t wait for the next part! I have already read Roth’s previous books, “The Divergent Series” and they are one of my…

Review about A Wet Afternoon: Stories, Sketches, Reminiscences by Manto

A few years back, I came across an article accusing Pak education system of editing out bits and pieces from Manto’s write-ups. Flipping through my Urdu course books I found, that this indeed, was true. It always amuses me to the core, when people of the subcontinent vehemently abuse the likes of Manto because his…

Review: Made in Pakistan by Lynette Viccaji

Title: Made in Pakistan Author: Lynette Viccaji Published: 17/12/2017 If your parents or grandparents never told you about the Karachi of the past, then this is the book that you want to pick up. As I write this review I can’t help but think that if she were ever to read it, would she put…

Review of Our Story Ends Here by Sara Naveed

After a long reading slump, all I wanted was to read some simple and sweet to read that’s easy to digest and a quick read. Since this book was also selected for a July book club, I was eager to read it. Our Story Ends Here is written by Sara Naveed, an emerging Pakistani writer,…

Review of John Green’s Modern Classic: Turtles All the Way Down

So it’s been a long minute since I’d last read anything by John Green but everyone, and I mean everyone, has been hyping about this book so there was no way I wouldn’t have read this. Anyway, to get straight into the review, I liked what I read. Even though I didn’t love it like some…