Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Synopsis (for those who haven't read it): Florida teenager, Jacob Portman, has recently lost his grandfather. His last words were rather odd, though, going on about a bird and a loop. Luckily, Jacob connects these last few mumbles to the children's home in which his grandfather grew up. His grandfather, Abe, always told Jacob stories … Continue reading Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

“We Hunt the Flame” by Hafsah Faizal – Khinsa Shah

SPOILER ALERT! Set in an Arabian-inspired setting, We Hunt the Flame tells the tale of Zafira and Nasir, and what happens when their lives intertwine. Seventeen-year-old Zafira bint Iskander ventures through the Arz, cursed forest of the kingdom of Arawiya, to hunt animals and bring home food for her people. She does so using a … Continue reading “We Hunt the Flame” by Hafsah Faizal – Khinsa Shah

Shatter Me

This book starts the Shatter Me series. In this dystopian world, the main character, a girl named Juliette Ferrars is confined in an insane asylum, kept in total isolation. The reason for this is because she is considered a lethal weapon to mankind. Her touch can literally suck the life out of you. Her parents … Continue reading Shatter Me