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Thursday, 26 October 2017

Quick Reviews #2: The Woman in Black, Death and Night, and Holding Up the Universe {Yomna's Reviews}



















I know this combination of books is somewhat odd, I mean, you'd think if they were in the same post they'd be kind of related, right? Sorry guys, no such luck here! Spoiler free!

Sunday, 24 September 2017

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne | Heartwarmingly perfect {Yomna's Review}



























My rating: 4.5/5


And yes, this book warrants a happy Beyoncé gif!

NO SPOILERS!

Friday, 1 September 2017

Boomerang Boyfriend by Chris Cannon | A Wattpad-Style Teen Romance {Yomna's Post}


My rating: 2.5/5

Spoiler free!

I received this book for free through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review!

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

A Court of Wings and Ruin | I'm absolute trash for this series {Yomna's Review}


Wow. I am so emotionally drained right now I can’t even function. I stayed up till 3 AM reading this book (bad idea) and I planned to drink coffee today (Even though I’ve never drunk more than one sip of coffee in my life and it’s weird that I’m even thinking about it) but forgot. Never again, because I am exhausted and about to collapse. It was worth it though. I really enjoyed finishing the book quietly at night at home, rather than on the bus or in school. I got to cry and feel in peace.

Rating: 5/5

Spoilers!


Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Monday, 8 May 2017

Flame in the Mist | Renée Ahdieh's Dazzling New Novel {Yomna's Review}


My rating: 4/5

A great start to a badass series!

Thank you so much to Hodder & Stoughton for accepting my request on netgalley and hosting a giveaway on goodreads! I must be very fortunate to have received a physical and digital arc! 

This book releases on the 18th of May in the UK! I recomend that everyone check it out!

Spoiler free! 

Friday, 5 May 2017

Is Sarah J Maas' Writing Abusive? | Yomna's Thoughts



A Court of Wings and Ruin came out last Tuesday (May 2nd) so I decided to write my thoughts on Sarah J Maas' writing. These thoughts do not include ACOWAR because I haven't read ACOWAR (yet).


In a world where feminism is a prominent movement, we are forced to question what kind of relationships we see in our literature, and find the line where ‘cute’ becomes ‘abusive’.

I call myself a feminist. I admire the values feminism stands for, and will willingly advocate for its goals. Of course, I am not perfect, and that’s why I don’t pretend that I am always right in demonstrating my feminism, nor do I present myself as a flawless candidate for a movement that is so much bigger than me.




Contains spoilers from the Throne of Glass series and the A Court of Thorns and Roses series! 

Monday, 1 May 2017

ACOWAR Playlist | Yomna's Picks

HELLO GUYS!!! 
ACOWAR gets released tomorrow, tomorrow!!! I like to listen to songs while reading, so I decided to make a playlist and share it with you guys. Please note that these songs have probably nothing to do with the book or what I hope will or will not happen they are just good beats. 

The song list, however more songs have been added on the spotify playlist:

Listen to it on Spotify here (there is one song missing the Taylor Swift song because she doesn't have her music on Spotify) :

Friday, 28 April 2017

ACOMAF Moments When We All Knew Feylin Was Over | Yomna's Post

This picture of a shipwreck seemed fitting.

It might've been doomed from the beginning, but boy do these moments make it obvious! And as a Feysand (Feyre and Rhysand for you ignorant people! Just kidding I love you!) shipper, I am soooo here for it! 


Monday, 24 April 2017

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern | The Circus you've always longed for {Yomna's Review}


My rating: 4.5/5

This book touched, comforted, and fascinated the dreamer inside me. 

No Spoilers!

Friday, 21 April 2017

Mays I Need #2 | Yomna's List


Hellooooo!

Last year I made a post, titled Mays I Need, where I discussed all the exciting new May releases, as I was overwhelmed by the amount of them! This year, I decided to do it again! So, without further ado, welcome to Mays I Need #2! Who knows, maybe I'll do it next year too! 

Note #1: No Spoilers
Note #2: This list is in no particular order. The first one is the one I'm MOST excited for, but the rest are kind of equal! :)



Sunday, 16 April 2017

All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai | Time travel messes things up {Yomna's Review}



























A fantastic book! I strongly recommend reading it! It has already been released in the UK, and you can get it now! 

Thank you so much to Penguin UK for allowing me to read a free copy of this book! It has been an absolute pleasure!

Spoiler free review!

My rating: 4/5

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Yomna's Pick #27















Around the world, black hand prints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.

In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grows dangerously low.

And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherworldly war.

Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be real, she’s prone to disappearing on mysterious "errands", she speaks many languages - not all of them human - and her bright blue hair actually grows out of her head that color. Who is she? That is the question that haunts her, and she’s about to find out.

When beautiful, haunted Akiva fixes fiery eyes on her in an alley in Marrakesh, the result is blood and starlight, secrets unveiled, and a star-crossed love whose roots drink deep of a violent past. But will Karou live to regret learning the truth about herself?



Sunday, 9 April 2017

Days of Blood and Starlight + Dreams of Gods and Monsters | Yomna's Review



My rating: 4/5
A more than satisfying conclusion!

This is a review of BOTH Days of Blood and Starlight & Dreams of Gods and Monsters! Spoilers! 


Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Srishti's Pick #26 + 5 Min Review




                             

                     Pride and Prejudice

Rating: 4.5/5 

Pride and Prejudice is a must read! It embarks you in a "worth-it" kind of way, it is absolutely enchanting. The characters are all quirky and witty in their own way. The main love interest turned my insides into mush. Mr. Darcy if you are out there and single please come to my rescue! Jane Austen sure knows how to make girls fangirl. I must admit, I don't understand why I have never read this earlier. I have heard plenty of people talking about it but I couldn't bring myself to read it. 

Plus, it is free on the kindle, what is better than that? Now you have no excuse not to read it! I am having a dilemma, though, should I or should I not read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies? 


Love, Srishti

Thursday, 9 March 2017

A Crown of Wishes | Magically Wondrous {Yomna's Review}

Danger takes on new shapes: poisonous courtesans and mischievous story birds, a feast of fears and twisted fairy revels.

Every which way they turn new trials will test their wit and strength. But what Gauri and Vikram will soon discover is that there’s nothing more dangerous than what they most desire.

"You are surprisingly lovely."

This is what I call perfection! And the cover is so gorgeousss.

No spoilers!

This book comes out in the UK on the 28th of March, 2017!


Saturday, 4 March 2017

King's Cage | The ending will kill you {Yomna's Review}


























OMG this book is amazing!

The tagline, "All will burn" really confuses me. I mean, there's definitely a lot of burning, but I think there's more electrocution. I think "All will be electrocuted" is more accurate. Better yet, "Readers will die." Might as well warn the reader what they're getting into. 


My rating: 5/5



"I remember all the death. All the heartache."

Spoilerss!

Friday, 24 February 2017

Only Ever Yours | This is the 500 times more intense version of Mean Girls {Yomna's Review}

                         
                                             






Intensely horrifying....

My rating: 4/5

Spoilers

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

The One that Got Away by Melissa Pimetel



Ruby and Ethan were perfect for each other. Until the day they suddenly weren't. Ten years later, Ruby's single, having spent the last decade focusing on her demanding career and hectic life in Manhattan. There's barely time for a trip to England for her little sister's wedding. And there's certainly not time to think about seeing Ethan there for the first time in years. But as the family frantically prepare for the big day, Ruby can't help but wonder if she made the right choice all those years ago? Because there's nothing like a wedding for stirring up the past . . .

My rating: 3/5
Thrilling, exciting and a whirlwind of emotions!

May contain spoilers!
PRICE $16.99 (CAD)

AUTHOR   Melissa Pimentel



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Friday, 10 February 2017

Our Top 5 YA Heroines!


Follow us through the misfortune of choosing only 5 of our top YA heroines! May contain spoilers!

Saturday, 4 February 2017

Traitor to the Throne | The desert's blue-eyed bandit {Yomna's Review}




























My rating: 4.5/5

Freaking FANTASTIC

"It was like being caught in a wildfire, desperate for breath, like if we stopped we would extinguish."

Spoiler free!

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Island of Exiles by Erica Cameron | Yomna's Review



Thanks to Entangled Teen and Netgalley for providing a copy of this book!

Spoiler free review!

Look out for this book's release date in February 2017 

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard {Yomna's Review} | Saving the world is a two-woman job!




























In Truthwitch by Susan Dennard, saving the world is a two-woman job!


4/5

Spoilers

 

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