My Favorite Fantasy Authors

Hello again! Today I thought I'd take a break from book reviews and instead talk about my favorite authors as of 2017. Obviously, these are my current favorite authors and are prone to change as I hopefully continue to explore the literary world. I have never had a singular favorite author, it has always been different authors for different genres so in this blog post, I shall talk about all my favorite fantasy authors and for contemporary/general fiction authors, I'll make a separate blog post. So without further ado, (in no particular ranking) my favorite fantasy authors:
1. Cassandra Clare Cassandra Clare is a wonderful author in many ways but the one particular reason that I love her books above all else is the way she writes her characters. The cast is diverse in terms of backgrounds, cultures and sexuality. None of the diversity feels forced unlike other authors (I'll elaborate on this later). The characters are alive, their relationships are complicated and none of …

Book Review #2: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Title:  Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Author:Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Page Count: 359
Type of Review: Contains Spoilers.

Summer Vacations have started and I've started reading a lot more again. For the past month I had been on a reading ban, because of exams but now I'm free so hallelujah! Anyways, for 2017, I have been trying to read more contemporary and YA fiction books rather than fantasy because that's all I seemed to read before. One of my favorite books of 2017 has been 'Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe' byBenjamin Alire Sáenz. I finished it on a cozy Sunday afternoon and it's one of the few books that has actually brought tears to my eyes. I am not a very teary person when it comes to books (figuratively my heart is bleeding but whatever) but the emotions and profoundness of this book genuinely moved me to tears.

'Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe' i…

Book Review #1: A Court of Thorns and Roses Series (Contains Spoilers)

So this is my current favorite fantasy series. I read the first two books in mid-March and then literally could not wait for A Court Of Wings And Ruin. I finally got my hands on it last week and devoured it in two days (even though I had exams but I mean whatever). Prior to that I had re-read A Court of Mist and Fury at least 3 times, I loved it that much. Now read on for my full review of all three books separately and then a review of the entire series.


1) A Court of Thorns and Roses: Okay I have to admit, it took me some time to actually get into the book. I'm the kind of reader that needs to be sucked in from the first page or I will drag the first chapter for a week. The opening hunting scene was a little tedious for me but eventually I got through and then, boy, was I hooked! Okay, now for the Spring Court. The actual world wasn't explained very well until a later chapter (the library scene with the wall mural) so until then I was a bit confused b…

Welcome To My Blog

This is my first blog post. I've never had a blog before. Well, unless you count Tumblr, but I mostly use it for memes and cat videos so I don't really count it. Anyways, I think you're probably wondering why I've made a blog. Even if you aren't, I'm still gonna tell you so without further ado, there are 2 main reasons:

I love books. I love to read them, touch them, smell them and I specially love to rant about them. The thing is, I didn't really have a place to do that so I had the bright idea of a blog (let's hope I don't regret it)! I also have a bookstagram account where I post pictures of books. (For those unaware, a bookstagram account is an Instagram account for books)I like ranting. Also writing.. Mixed it all together and a blog is where I got the best of both worlds (I'd say sorry but I'm not sorry at all).
Now a few things to know about me and my blog:
I'm from Pakistan (if it wasn't already obvious enough)I love books and m…