13th Doctor Revealed | 3 Types of Whovian Reactions | Doctor Who

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So as many of you Whovians (and non-Whovians) have probably heard by now, the 13th Doctor is going to be played by a WOMAN!!! Aka, Jodie Whittaker.

Que in the drama. Lay back with popcorn and enjoy the comment wars on social media!

Okay so yeah, the part of the Doctor has been played only by MEN for the past 50 or so years. And maybe it was an obvious choice to go with a male actor for the 13th (and presumably last Doctor). But that’s not what happened. They picked a female. Uh oh. 

Ever since it was announced that Season 10 would be Capaldi’s last season as the 12th Doctor, speculations began. A LOT of people wanted the 13th (and final?) Doctor to be a woman. Because Feminism and shit. So why is it that when the creators finally announced the next Doctor to be a woman, all hell broke lose. I’ve been through hundreds of comments and tweets. And from the looks of it, some of the Whovians are raging mad because how dare they destroy a character by changing it’s gender. And some broke out confetti because a small step for Doctor Who but a giant leap for Feminism and shit. 

I think there’s more to it. So. Here are the 3 type of reactions which I think Whovians had to this news.

1) Why u do dis? Whovians:

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These Whovians are the pitchfork yielding fans who are outraged. They simply refuse to accept Jodie as their 13th Doctor. Because how dare BBC destroy the legacy of the Doctor by casting a woman for the role? I read so many comments saying that Capaldi’s departure was it for them and that the seasons with Jodie wouldn’t count as a part of Doctor Who.

Well okay then.

2) Feminist Whovians

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So most of the fans who wanted the 13th Doctor to be a Time Lady, only wanted so in the name of Feminism. According to them, it was absolutely unfair that a man was playing this character for the past 50 years. And ever since it was announced, that there was the possibility of the 13th Doctor being the last, they became ever so persistent for it to be a woman. So one can imagine their pride in finally making the writers cave in to their demand.

3) Reasonable Whovians

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Then there are some Whovians, who would like to base their opinion on facts and references from the show. Of course, it was never stated that Time Lords cannot regenerate into the other gender. *Insert Missy and The Master reference* So why is the Doctor to be any different? These Whovians may or may not be completely sure about the massive change either, but they would like to give Jodie a try!

Personally, I always thought that I would be the Why u do dis? type of Whovian because the very idea of the Doctor being played by a NOT MAN seemed ridiculous to me. But turns out, I’m actually very excited to see the Doctor being played by a woman!!! And here’s why I feel this way.

As a Whovian you have probably experienced the heart-wrenching emotion that comes with every regeneration. And the tiny hatred period that goes on with every new face that plays the Doctor. For me Doctor Who has been all about the love hate emotion that comes with accepting a new Doctor, falling in love with them and then sending them off with a broken heart. Each actor brings something new to the character and no matter how long it takes, you end up loving them.

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So why would a woman playing the role be any different? I’m pretty sure Jodie is going to be an amazing Doctor and I wish her all the best!

I cannot WAIT for the next season. And I’m hoping the new companion to be a guy. 😀

Happy Doctor Who Hiatus!

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Wonderland Made Better | Heartless | Book Review

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Our generation has grown up in a world powered by fairy tales and superheroes. We also happen to be the generation of remakes and retelling of the fairy tales we grew up with. So without further ado, let me introduce you to one hell of a Fairy Tale Re-teller, named Marissa Meyer. I had recently completed her series Lunar Chronicles (reviews coming soon) and I was thoroughly impressed with how she transformed the traditional, good-for-nothing Princesses into total dystopian badasses.

So obviously, I got my hands on Heartless as soon as it came out. And without a doubt, Meyer succeeded in blowing my mind and heart (pun intended) wide open. With that being said, let us begin discussing this epic, epic book.

Thanks to Disney, Once Upon A Time and Tim Burton, I bet you are no stranger to the words Wonderland, The Mad Hatter, and The Red Queen.
Heartless, happens to be set in Wonderland. And even contains a handful of the same characters as Alice in Wonderland. By that I mean, Cheshire, The Smoking Caterpillar and a certain young Hatter.
The story follows a young, beautiful girl named Catherine, noble by birth, humble by nature. Whilst girls of her standing dream of fancy dresses and handsome Princes, she dreams of opening up her own bakery and marrying for love. A fan of her baking, the King (King of Hearts) proposes to Catherine, who finds herself falling for the mysterious and charming court joker, Jest. Accepting the King’s courtship out of duty, Catherine continues to pursue her baking dreams and love for Jest in secret.

As things get complicated, the story reaches a point where Catherine is forced to flee her realm with Jest. She decides to leave behind her family and friends, for her happily ever after. But alas, things take a horrible, unexpected and absolutely brilliant turn.
As my reviews are always spoiler-free, I will refrain from explaining what the twist actually was, but let me just say, that I was up till 2am to finish this book (on a weekday. It’s a big deal okay?) I literally hugged this book after I finished reading it.

Basically, GET THIS BOOK. And read it NOW. It’s heartbreaking and beautiful. And makes you wonder if re-tellings can possibly be better than the originals. Because in this case, it may actually be true. I say that because even though the author leaned on the original characters and setting of Wonderland, her version was never dependent on them.
I personally love everything of Meyer that I’ve read and I hope she writes more books in her distinct, effortless style.

With that, here’s my favorite quote from the book:

“The easiest way to steal something, is for it to be given willingly.”


P.S. I own the image featured in this review! Those are my feet in it.
Happy Reading!

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24 Thoughts I Had While Watching Chalay Thay Saath | Movie Review

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For the first time in Pakistani cinema revival, I watched the trailer for a movie and wanted to watch it as soon as it was released. The movie being Chalay Thay Saath , which was released this Friday, the 21st of April.
The very next day I came across movie review posted on The Express Tribune which labled the film to be Beautifully Bad. I refrained from clicking on the article and decided to experience the movie for myself, without forming a biased opinion.

Sigh. It hurts my heart to admit that the article was indeed pretty spot on. The movie turned out to be a sore disappointment, pretty much like every other Pakistani movie that I have seen in the past 2 years.

So here is a list of random and ridiculous thoughts that I had during this oh-so-very-lengthy movie along with a small plot summary. Warning! Possible spoilers!

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1- Opening shot: Legit haseen Pakistani scenery.
2- Introducing Resham (Syra Shehroz), a doctor living in Karachi with her friends Tanya (Mansha Pasha) and Zain (Osama Tahir), a troubled married couple, on the verge of divorce.
3- Behold, how Resham greets her father (Behroz Sabzwari) on the phone:
Resham: “BUDDHAY!!”
Dad: “Budha hoga tera baap!!”
Resham: “Baap se he tou baat ker rahi hoon.”
Yes okay. Because that’s totally normal.
4- So Resham decides to go back home to her dad, which is situated in the mountains. (Sorry I forgot which ones. They literally all look the same)
5- Tanya, Zain and Faraz (Faris Khalid) aka the group’s 3rd wheel decide to tag along with Resham making it a farewell trip of sorts. Enter random aunty who they meet on their flight to Gilgit.

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6- Aunty turns out to be a total badass aunty btw. After her disobedient children tick her off, she leaves them and her home behind and sets off on the trip to the mountains to chill. Aunty you are future goals, I swear.
7- So the group of 5 becomes 6 when they pick up Adam (Kent S Leung) from a graveyard in their adorable lime green Volkswagen. Instant spark between Resham and Adam of course, who cannot speak a word of English or Urdu. And communicates with everyone through his Google Translate app, throughout the movie. Because a little communication gap never stopped nobody.
8- Resham likes to write in a leather bound diary, which she drops by accident. The diary is picked up by Adam, who immediately shoves it inside his backpack. Because that’s how you win a girl, you steal her personal diary, duh!

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9- The movie progresses as the group travels through the mountains, enjoying the breathtaking views. And the occasional Pepsi (product placement done oh-so-subtly) Tanya and Zain continue to stay curt to each other and we see Adam and Resham being adorably cute. A certain Star Wars and Harry Potter reference in the movie made me giddy with happiness. Geek in me approves. 
10- In a scene, Adam sneezes and says “Alhumdulliah.” To which everyone reacts with a shocked expression, followed by a burst of laughter. Apparently, this was a weak attempt to tell us that Adam was a Muslim. Eh. Okay then. How convenient.
11- The group ends up in some location, nearing Resham’s home, where they meet Zhalay Sarhadi. Who is a carpenter. Yep. With the hammer and wood planks and stuff. With the full faced make up and jhumkas and stuff. Farhan instantly falls for her.
12- Meanwhile Adam gets random people to read out Resham’s diary into Google Translate to understand what she has written. Resham on the other hand has no clue that it’s day 4 and her diary is missing. Like come on. Am I the only one who keeps her journal closer than her kidney?

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13- Zain and Farhan (who were brilliant actors btw) catch Adam with the diary red-handed and Farhan starts beating the poor thing up. Resham runs to the rescue. Big fight. Farhan leaves. And Resham sits down with Adam and explains to him how she has written about her deceased mother in the journal. Adam also opens up about the death of his father and how it strained his mother. They hold hands. Awwww.
14- The holding of hands was somehow a declaration of love and marriage plans being formed. Well alrighty then. Sure enough, Resham calls up her father and tells him that she’s bringing home the guy she wants to marry. Erm hello? DID ANYONE EVEN ASK ADAM IF HE WANTS TO GET MARRIED? Well they definitely cut that scene out then -_-
15- At this point, they part ways with aunty. And Farhan stays back with Zhalay. Zain and Tanya decide to keep their differences aside in order to help Adam win Resham’s father’s approval. Cute scenes follow.

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16- Somebody needs to explain to me how all the characters was wearing brand new outfits and shoes every single day of the week long trip? WHERE oh WHERE were they storing these? Everyone was only ever carrying a tiny suitcase.
17- So after a week of leaving Karachi, they reach Resham’s home. YUP. You read that right. Resham meets Adam, falls in love and decides to marry him in a span of a week. And we thought Disney was ridiculous.
18- At this point Adam’s phone gets messed up and without his translator, his first impression with future Dad turns to an epic fail. Dad refuses to let Adam pass through his doors and makes him stay in a tent outside. Saying that he would only let Adam pass when he proves his worth as a Bahu. Sorry, Damaad I mean. You shall not pass!! Such hospitality. Much wow.

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20- Resham gets upset when she realizes that Adam left. And her father promises there and then that he would find Adam and bring him back. Basically. THAT’S ALL IT TOOK? A FEW TEARS?
21- At this point, the movie takes a turn into real life events. A landslide in the nearby mountains causes the area to flood and Resham and her father lose their home and are forced to live in a refugee camp. Which is luxurious AF btw. Meanwhile Adam reaches his home in Beijing.

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22- Here a random event turns the refugee camp into summer camp with singing and dancing and you’re just sitting there like, what the actual eff? Who knew people who’d just lost their homes could be so jolly.
23- Adam hears about the landslide on television and with his mother’s blessing, he travels back to Pakistan. A soldier at the Pak-China border informs Resham’s father that Adam is back in Pakistan. At this point you just give up asking questions like how did the guard even recognize Adam? Aren’t all Chinese men supposed to look the same?
24- In a cheesy turns of events, Resham’s father starts preparations for welcoming Adam back. At this point, Adam steals a boat and gets to the camp. And is welcomed back with literal open arms of Resham’s dad. Resham is overjoyed to have Adam back. And then they get married in designer clothes and flawless makeup in a REFUGEE CAMP and you’re just sitting there like wut wut wut wut wut is this life.

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So there you have it. For a movie which began with such promise, it got worse and worse with every passing minute. The sad thing is that the movie was shot very well, the acting was good, the attempt to capture Pakistan’s beauty was a success. There were some nice, heartfelt jokes and a very cute Chinese guy. But despite all these things, the horrendous plot of the movie just killed it.

Hence I’m officially adding Chalay Thay Saath to my “Pakistani Cinema Revival Ha-Ha-Not-So-Much” List.

I would never advise anyone against watching it. Go watch it for yourself! You never know, you might end up liking it. After all there were people who loved Ho Mann Jahan. *coughs*


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With that note, until I review the next crappy Pakistani Movie,
Happy Watching!
Sincerely,

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P.S: All photos in this post have been taken from the official Facebook page of the movie. I own none of them.

13 Real Thoughts I Had After Watching “13 Reasons Why”| 13 Things I Wish I Could Say To Hannah Baker

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So it’s been over 3 weeks since the Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” was released. By now I’m sure that more than half of the English speaking population has watched it. My entire Facebook Friend List definitely has!

So it’s no longer a secret/spoiler that the show is based on the theme of teenage suicide. Based on the novel of the same name by author Jay Asher, initially the show was widely praised for it’s approach towards suicide awareness. Not only that, but the show was intense, captivating and could set you on the edge of your seat. I for one was guilty of binge-watching the entire show in one go. It was just that good.

But.

This show. It does something to you. It’s difficult to put into words, the after effects this show can have on an individual. It may vary from person to person, but it definitely plunges deep into your soul and makes you look at life differently. Which is exactly why, the positive articles were closely followed by articles declaring the show a trigger for people battling depression and suicidal thoughts.

So before I give out my verdict, here are thirteen thoughts I had after I finished watching the show last week. Along with, thirteen things I wish I could say to Hannah Baker.

1- High school sucks. 13-Reasons-Why-Pictures (6)But so does life. You have to learn to face it. In school, you have bullies, overwhelming academics, over-expecting parents, peer pressure etc. But they’re just the tip of the iceberg called life. High school ends. But problems do not. They too evolve, so it’s vital to evolve and mature with them.
Hannah, this isn’t it. I cannot promise a perfect tomorrow. But I can tell you that this isn’t it. There’s more to life than this. Bad, maybe. But good too. 

2- You find some, you lose some. MV5BMTg2ODY1ODAtYjgzNS00NzJhLTgxNTItNzdlYzQ3NDQxOWE1XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNjAwNTYwNDg@._V1_.jpgI think it’s safe to say that we cross paths with dozens of people in one lifetime. We make friends, we create immortal memories. But then we drift apart. We fall out of touch, we become strangers. But then we also meet strangers who later, become friends. That’s just how life is. It’s impossible to have it any other way.
Hannah, people suck ok? They come and go. But then they come again. I wish you had held on a little longer. I’m sure you would have met some amazing people in the years to come

3- Stick and stones.  Ross-Butler-Zach-Justin-Prentice-Bryce-Brandon-Flynn.jpgMost of us are guilty of gossiping as teenagers. And the habit only gets worse with age. But what we fail to realize, is the staggering effect it can have on a persons life. Rumors can be lies. But mostly, they stem from half truths, which is worse. Because in that case, the subject of the rumor stands no chance of defending his/herself.
Hannah, they say people talk. But people don’t just talk, they talk shit. And you can’t stop them. I wish it didn’t have to be this way but it is. They talk. And then they stop talking and move on. I wish you had stayed around long enough for that. 

4- He isn’t worth it. 13-Reasons-Why-PicturesThey never are. Enough said. It’s just another thing you learn along the way. That a broken heart doesn’t kill you. Unless you let it.
Hannah, you were worth so much more than the idiotic guys made you feel. I wish the right one had come along earlier. 

5- Fight for your passion. MV5BNWE0NTFiMTYtNDYxMC00YzdlLWIwYTItYWZjYmExZjk4NmNlXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNjAwNTYwNDg@._V1_Our likes and dislikes are exactly what give our lives meaning. They set us apart from everyone else. And so they are worth fighting for. No matter how old you are, you need to stay in touch with the things that drive you.
Hannah, I wish I could tell you that you were an amazing poet. Perhaps your words were too good for this cruel world and it’s cruel people. 

6- It’s the little things.13-Reasons-Why-Pictures (8)It literally is. Although these little things are hard to come by, and even harder to spot, sometimes, they’re all we get. It’s unfair and cruel, but it’s the bitter truth. Often than not, these little things can be big enough to last us a million lifetimes. If only we learn to cherish them with all our hearts, before they fly right by us.
Hannah, I wish you had looked harder and longer for the little things.

7– Cut out the poison. MV5BYjc2ZTQ0MDktOWYxYy00NjE2LTg2YjYtZDUxOGU3ZTkzMjY0XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNjAwNTYwNDg@._V1_Some people will never care. Whether you’re alive or dead. They would be least bothered either way. So why bother keeping such people around at all? Cut them out. Cut out all the poison from your life. Rid yourself of all the abusive relationships around you, be it friends, family or a boyfriend/girlfriend.
Hannah, not everyone cares. But some people do. They’re the ones you needed to stay alive for. 

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Because sometimes, no one else will. You have to believe in yourself because sometimes, no one else will. You have to respect yourself because sometimes, no one else will. You have to love yourself with enough passion to make you fight for the love and respect you deserve. Accept nothing less than that.
Hannah, you were a beautiful soul. And you deserved so much better.

9- Confront. Confront. Confront.MV5BNWM0N2Q2YmMtNTlmOC00ZmY2LTliYjYtMmI5ZmVkZjgyMzNmXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMzI3NDM0NzE@._V1_SX1777_CR0,0,1777,999_AL_.jpgYou cannot shelter grudges in your heart and expect your soul to heal at the same time. Let it out. Talk. Communicate. Fight for the love you deserve. Because if you leave the wound unattended, and it’s bound to fester.
Hannah, I wish you’d never had to record the 13th tape. 

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Hannah, I wish you had opened up to someone I wish you had met someone who understood what you were going through. Maybe then you wouldn’t have felt so alone.

11- Have faith.13-Reasons-Why-Pictures (5)Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. And tell yourself that you will be okay. Maybe not today. Maybe today is just a bad day. And like all bad days, this one will end too. Nothing lasts forever. Nothing is for certain in this life. But faith. Faith makes the bad days go buy just a little bit quicker.
Hannah, this too shall pass. 

12- Look Around.13-Reasons-Why-Pictures (1)You might never know, who around you could be contemplating to end their life. Look closely. Ask people if they’re okay. Listen to them talk. Take the first step. A random act of kindness from you might give someone the will to live.
Hannah, someone should have seen that you were in pain. Someone should have done right by you. 

13- Suicide isn’t the way out. MV5BN2E2ZTEzYjgtY2Y3OS00NjFkLTk0MWUtNTBhNDNiYzUwZTM0XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNjAwNTYwNDg@._V1_A cliche? Maybe. But also the truth. Anything is better than ending your life. It’s the easy way out. Life is harder.
Hannah, I’m sorry for the way things went. I wish it hadn’t come to this. 

 

Personally, I really liked the show. It was gripping and thought provoking. I can bet that it made every single individual pause and look at themselves and the people around them, at least once. The acting was brilliant. And the direction of the show was commendable.
As far as Hannah’s story goes, I will say that I understood why she succumbed to her troubles in the end. But suicide was not the answer. She was surrounded with kids her own age who were equally troubled as her. But none of them took the extreme measures that she did. I guess that only proves that some people are more fragile than others. And these people are the ones who need help and love and compassion.
But.
As someone who’s had her fair share of depression, I can tell you that this show is no doubt a trigger for troubled individuals. I wouldn’t advise people against watching this show, but I would definitely ask them to stay strong while they watch it.

P.S. All pictures in this post are the property of Netflix an IMDB.com
With that note,
Happy watching!

Sincerely,

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Owl Post | I Can’t Even! | May Box

Just when I thought Owl Post couldn’t be any more magical than it already is, they proved me wrong!

I bought and loved the March and April boxes! The bookstagrammer in me was thrilled by the opportunity of reviewing the next big thing among st the bookworm community of Pakistan. Which also led to the crafter in me, wanting more. One of the best things about Owl Post is their undying support and promotion of small local businesses. Being the owner of one myself, I can tell you the wonders such vast exposure can lead to. So without further ado, here’s my review for the May box and a revelation of the incredible part I got to play in it.

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That’s right folks! I got me some fairy lights! Prepare to find them in every single one of my blog post from now on!

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Is it just me or are the fairy lights making the entire box seem ten times more magical!? And I haven’t even broken the seal yet!!

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Voila!! Yet another beautiful box I can’t wait to bury my face into!

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Absolutely loving how Owl Post is improving their graphics! The description card also seemed of better quality and glossier than before!

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Well hello there! Do you see it?? Do you?? That’s my name!! Right there!!!! THAT’S RIGHT FOLKS!! I HAD THE INCREDIBLE HONOR OF COLLABORATING WITH OWL POST THIS MONTH!!

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BEHOLD!!!!! 5 DAYS OF SWEAT BLOOD AND TEARS POURED INTO THESE MAGNETS! Pardon my yelling.CAN’T BE HELPED!!

*Deep breath*

Okay now we must move on to the other amazing goodies the May box had to offer!!

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So we begin with this ADORABLE felt Owlie! I could just eat him upppp!

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Moving on to this incredibly BEAUTIFUL bookmark! Black and gold! My ultimate favorite color combination! I immediately shoved this glorious book mark inside my current read.

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I absolutely loved loved loved these!! These are the perfect gift for someone like me who is against highlighting quotes with hi-lighters and too old school for saving them in my phone.

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MORE Owl Post stickers? Bigger? Various colors? UMM YES PLEASE!! I slapped these onto my laptop, the first chance I got.

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LOOK AT THIS GLORIOUS POSTER!! I love how every item in the box followed the theme so perfectly. The fonts used on the goodies were all similar which made all of them appear visually connected.

Last, but SO SO NOT THE LEAST!!!

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THIS BOOK!!! The Trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan

For everyone who was bothered by the pirated books, behold! Owl Post has rectified their error and are here with an original book this month. I was never bothered by the quality of the books before, but I can’t help but admit that the original books, feel, look and smell TEN TIMES MORE AMAZING!

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THIS new addition though! Going up on my cover photo soon!

Keeping the obvious reasons aside, I was extremely happy to see Owl Post back on their feet with in a day of the controversy which they were dragged into. They came back with a bang! I love how they are promoting themselves through Owl Post’s Army! Oh how I wish I could make the cut!

So I’m already subscribed to the June box! Simply can’t wait to get my hands on it! Until then my fellow bookworms, happy reading!

Yours nerdily,

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Read At Your Own Risk | Karachi You’re Killing Me! | Book Review

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When it first came out, every Karachiite with even the smallest knack for reading, was positively desperate to get their hands on this book. After all, who doesn’t want to read a book based in their beloved city? I too picked up a copy began reading with anticipation.

SO MUCH REGRET. I couldn’t help but ask, HOW? HOW in the world was this book allowed to be published?

It was poorly written. The plot was weak. In fact, the entire book was like sitting through a painfully long Bollywood movie. There were a couple of inaccurate facts in the story. Not to mention, it was absolutely vulgar. It pains me to think about the perverted image this book has portrayed throughout the world, about not just the city of  Karachi, but it’s women as well. Because I’m sorry, but the last time I checked, smoking and drinking in front of your father was rather frowned upon in Karachi. Not to mention, I thought Karachiite girls possessed more self-restraint and wouldn’t sleep with the first foreign guy they saw.

For those of you who say that these kinds of things actually do happen in Karachi, let me tell you. They do happen, but they happen so brazenly in the bare 5% population of the city which cannot possibly constitute the image of the entire city. If anything, it makes me question the kind of environment the author has grown up in. Also, I refuse to allow anyone who doesn’t even live in Karachi to write trash about it.

And to top it off, the book will soon be adapted into a movie by Bollywood of course. Great! Time to show the entire world how pathetic and vulgar Pakistanis are.

I wouldn’t recommend this book to my worst enemy.

Pls. Seriously. Don’t read it.

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My New Favorite Book | The Night Circus | Book Review

 

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“The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not.”

Have you ever fallen in love with a book? Treasured every single minute you’ve spent reading it? And then felt heartbroken when it ends? Those are my exact sentiments about this particular book. I had looked around for it for the better part of a year but it was always out of stock. And yet somehow I found it just when I had stopped looking for it. How magical is that?

I fell headfirst in love with everything about this book! The plot was magical, the characters enchanting and the writing was phenomenal. It was so well written, that all the while I felt as if I were watching a movie and not reading a book. Oh and speaking of movie, I’m over the moon to know that this book is being turned into a movie in the near future!! *Breathing intensifies*


I’m not going to spoil this book for anyone by talking about the plot. But I will strongly urge everyone to READ.IT.FOR.THEMSELVES. But I will share my favorite quote out of the book!

“You’re in the right place at the right time, and you care enough to do what needs to be done. Sometimes that’s enough.”

Sigh.

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