The Giver || the most discussion-worthy book I’ve ever read

My best friend gave me this book and said READ IT and I wasn't very inclined to. The synopsis behind was vague, I had only heard of it a couple times and I wasn't in the mood for books not Fantasy. But if my best friend loved it, it has to be really good so I kept it and read when I finally got the mood. AND I WAS BLOWN AWAY. THE END. Honestly, though. What a book. We follow the story of 12 year old Jonas who lives in a "perfect society"[...]

Lock & Key || not really impressed

Title: Lock and Key Author: Sarah Dessen Genre: YA contemporary Status: Standalone Goodreads || Amazon US || Amazon UK || Amazon IN || book depository || Synopsis: "Ruby, where is your mother?" Ruby knows that the game is up. For the past few months, she's been on her own in the yellow house, managing somehow, knowing… Continue reading Lock & Key || not really impressed

Pride and Prejudice || entertaining but the usual love story

Title: Pride and Prejudice Author: Jane Austen Genre: Classics Status: Standalone Goodreads || Amazon IN || Amazon US || Amazon UK || book depository || B&N || Synopsis: Spirited Elizabeth Bennet is one of a family of five daughters, and with no male heir, the Bennet estate must someday pass to their priggish cousin William… Continue reading Pride and Prejudice || entertaining but the usual love story

7 2016 reads that I want to re-read

2016 has flown by! It's 2017, my first semester end exams are over and I'm trying to chill as much as possible before the start of next sem (which is just days away!). Although not that great in other areas of life, the year was pretty good reading-wise. I did manage to read more books in… Continue reading 7 2016 reads that I want to re-read

My “read 50 books released this year” challenge

Hey everyone! So, a few months into last year, I realised that I was reading a significant number of books released just that year. This was mostly because I kept track of the books releasing and which I wanted to read. I even put them up on sticky notes in a ladder type of thing… Continue reading My “read 50 books released this year” challenge

Our Chemical Hearts || this squeezed my heart like it was a lemon

  Title: Our Chemical Hearts Author: Krystal Sudherland Genre: YA contemporary Status: Standalone Goodreads Synopsis: Henry Page has never been in love. He fancies himself a hopeless romantic, but the slo-mo, heart palpitating, can't-eat-can't-sleep kind of love that he's been hoping for just hasn't been in the cards for him—at least not yet. Instead, he's been… Continue reading Our Chemical Hearts || this squeezed my heart like it was a lemon

Marry your billionare || romance brought onto reality TV

Title: Marry your billionare Author: C.J. Anaya Genre: Contemporary romance Status: Standalone Goodreads Synopsis: Six years ago, Midge Knightly walked away from her trust fund, her Hollywood producer father, and the expectation that she would join the family business. Avoiding handsome playboys with hidden agendas was just an added bonus. Now one semester shy of… Continue reading Marry your billionare || romance brought onto reality TV

My life next door || cute teenage love story

Title: My life next door Author: Huntley Fitzpatrick Genre: YA contemporary Status: Standalone Goodreads My rating: 4 of 5 stars synopsis: "One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time." The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, messy, affectionate. And every day from… Continue reading My life next door || cute teenage love story

Girl Online || blogging, new cities and mysterious lover boy

Title: Girl online Author: Zoe Sugg AKA Zoella Genre: YA contemporary Status: Book 1 in the Girl Online trilogy Goodreads Synopsis: I had no idea GirlOnline would take off the way it has - I can't believe I now have 5432 followers, thanks so much! - and the thought of opening up to you all about this… Continue reading Girl Online || blogging, new cities and mysterious lover boy

The infinite moment of us || meh

Title: The infinite moment of us Author: Lauren Myracle Genre: YA contemporary Status: Standalone Goodreads Synopsis: For as long as she can remember, Wren Gray’s goal has been to please her parents. But as high school graduation nears, so does an uncomfortable realization: Pleasing her parents once overlapped with pleasing herself, but now... not so much. Wren needs to… Continue reading The infinite moment of us || meh

Angelfall || angel apocalyse, war,

Title: Angelfall Author: Susan Ee Genre: YA fantasy Status: Book 1 of Penryn and the End of Days Goodreads || Amazon IN || Amazon US || Amazon UK || book depository || Synopsis: It's been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear… Continue reading Angelfall || angel apocalyse, war,

Let the sky fall || magic and forbidden romance between teenagers

Title: Let the sky fall Author: Shannon Messenger Genre: YA fantasy Status: Book 1 of Sky Fall trilogy Goodreads Synopsis: Vane Weston should have died in the category-five tornado that killed his parents. Instead, he woke up in a pile of rubble with no memories of his past — except one: a beautiful, dark-haired girl… Continue reading Let the sky fall || magic and forbidden romance between teenagers

The edge of never || meet on travel + new and different + feeeeeels

Title: The Edge of Never Author: J. A. Redmerski Genre: NA Romance Status: Book 1 of The Edge of Never duology Goodreads || Amazon IN || Amazon US || Amazon UK || book depository || Synopsis: Twenty-year-old Camryn Bennett had always been one to think out-of-the-box, who knew she wanted something more in life than following the… Continue reading The edge of never || meet on travel + new and different + feeeeeels

Fighting Redemption || here’s to books that make you cry *sobs*

Title: Fighting Redemption Author: Kate McCarthy Genre: Romance Status: Standalone Goodreads Synopsis: Ryan Kendall is broken. He understands pain. He knows the hand of violence and the ache of loss. He knows what it means to fail those who need you. Being broken doesn’t stop him wanting the one thing he can’t have; Finlay Tanner. Her smile is sweet… Continue reading Fighting Redemption || here’s to books that make you cry *sobs*

Never let me go || made me cry so much

Title: Never Let Me Go Author: Kazuo Ishiguro Genre: Fiction Status: Standalone Goodreads Synopsis: A tale of deceptive simplicity that slowly reveals an extraordinary emotional depth and resonance – and takes its place among Kazuo Ishiguro's finest work. From the acclaimed author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, a moving new novel that subtly… Continue reading Never let me go || made me cry so much