“I wanted to show how hard it is for Muslims when a terrorist attack happens” || Yasmin Rahman

When the great people at @Teensgate told me I have the opportunity to interview a new author I've seen in and around the interweb, I used the event as a welcome break from being cooped up in my room since the holidays had ended (Michael Gove if you ever happen to be reading this for…

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Release a Book Review

Recently, Zoya and I went to see Patrick Ness in conversation, on the press tour for his book ‘Release’. I have been a fan of Ness’ writing for a long time - I actually don't remember how old I was when I read The Knife of Never Letting Go (probably about nine, knowing my family's…

How To Not Write POC Characters

You want to include a diverse character in your new novel but you are not a POC (Person Of Color)? First of all, well done. I strongly believe that we need more diverse characters in what we read for a huge amount of reasons and hopefully (being optimistic here) you do too. These are more…

Radio Silence a Book Review

It doesn't matter that I know the novel may not make much sense come 100 years because this simpleness in voice and words creates something very easy for me to lose myself in; a fiction that seems realer than reality can be. 5/5