Our hearts find a way to recover in “Pandemonium” by Lauren Oliver

Pandemonium is the second novel in Lauren Oliver’s New York Times bestselling trilogy about forbidden love and the power to choose. Following from Delirium, it is a book full of adventure, passion and danger that leaves you unable to put it down. Pandemonium is a riveting novel that crackles with the fire of fierce defiance, … More Our hearts find a way to recover in “Pandemonium” by Lauren Oliver

A world without love in Lauren Oliver’s “Delirium”

Love hurts. There’s not a single person on this planet who will tell you they’ve never been hurt because of love. It drives us crazy, makes us erratic. We become irrational, unable to concentrate, a little jealous, and we start caring less about our own wellbeing and care more about the wellbeing of others. It’s … More A world without love in Lauren Oliver’s “Delirium”

15 Times we fell in love with Gatsby from “The Great Gatsby”

In the epic classic novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby is a kind person and somewhat of a romantic idealist who is madly in love with Daisy Buchanan. He is the type of character that never leaves you, the type you can’t forget about after the book is finished. Gatsby is a … More 15 Times we fell in love with Gatsby from “The Great Gatsby”

What is Dante Alighieri’s “Inferno” really about?

It is iconic for a literary work to survive 700 years and still maintain its mesmerising capacity to capture a person’s attention, and Dante Alighieri has reached that status. Most people at least know of Inferno, a long poem whose narrative describes what amounts to the poet’s tour of the afterlife, even if they haven’t … More What is Dante Alighieri’s “Inferno” really about?

Magic, mystery and adventure in Stephanie Garber’s “Caraval”

Stephanie Garber‘s Caraval is a tale of magic, love, imagination and human spirit. This stunningly powerful and mesmerising debut novel is for anyone who loved The Night Circus and Daughter of Smoke and Bone. It is a strong story about taking risks and doing what makes you happy, not what other people tell you to. If you love a … More Magic, mystery and adventure in Stephanie Garber’s “Caraval”

Jojo Moyes’ “Still Me” offers the best conclusion to the Me Before You trilogy

With Me Before You, Jojo Moyes crafted a millennial love story – a heart-breaking tale of two people from very different walks of life who find, first, vague irritation, and later, love, as they discover purpose in each other and their own visions of how to build a meaningful life. The hero, Will Traynor, is … More Jojo Moyes’ “Still Me” offers the best conclusion to the Me Before You trilogy

Stories keep the heart alive in Cassandra Clare’s “Lord of Shadows”

Cassandra Clare‘s Lord of Shadows is the sequel we’ve all been waiting for. It has just the same amount of beautifully constructed, high intensity, deep, yet comedic content we love to see from a typical Shadowhunter novel. Lord of Shadows is the second book in her trilogy, The Dark Artifices and is set five years … More Stories keep the heart alive in Cassandra Clare’s “Lord of Shadows”

25 Times Jace Herondale swept us off our feet in The Mortal Instruments Series

In Cassandra Clare‘s The Mortal Instruments series, Clary and Jace go to hell and back – literally. But the one thing that keeps them going and keeps them strong is their love for each other. Through out the novels, these two have a very complicated love story – but we all know that the best … More 25 Times Jace Herondale swept us off our feet in The Mortal Instruments Series

30 Times Peeta Mellark made us swoon in the Hunger Games trilogy

In Suzanne Collins‘ Hunger Games trilogy, Katniss found love in a hopeless place when Peeta Mellark decided it was worth a whipping to char a little bread for the girl he’d carried a torch for for so many years. Throughout all three novels, he proves his real, undying love for her again and again – … More 30 Times Peeta Mellark made us swoon in the Hunger Games trilogy