15 YA Books Every Arab Needs to Add to Their Reading List

15 YA Books Every Arab Needs to Add to Their Reading List

We live in the golden age of young-adult (commonly known as YA) literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of all ages. In the likes of Harry Potter and Hannah Baker, they’ve produced characters and conceits that have become the currency of our pop-culture discourse—and inspired some of our best […]

7 Horrifying and Timeless Novels to Read This Week

7 Horrifying and Timeless Novels to Read This Week

The week of horror, trick or treats and ugly costumes has arrived, but not all of us are made for partying. If you’d rather be a couch potato than find an outfit, wear makeup and dance all night, we still have you covered. Here are seven timeless, horrifying novels that will take you from your […]

The 10 Bestselling Books In Egypt Right Now

The 10 Bestselling Books In Egypt Right Now

This is not a list for bookworms; any avid reader would have come across these 10 amazing books by now. This one goes out to all the pretentious readers out there who need to say they are into literature to impress friends or a significant other; you just can’t go wrong with these bestsellers. Whether you […]

Books to Read on Valentine’s Day if You’re in Love with Your Best Friend

Books to Read on Valentine’s Day if You’re in Love with Your Best Friend

There is no torment like falling in love with your best friend. Confessing your true feelings sounds unbearable. You risk the best relationship in your life for a love that might be unrequited. You are in constant fear of losing your best friend along with a lover after the breakup. It is literally orchestrated torture. […]

Harper Lee Is Publishing A ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Sequel!

Harper Lee Is Publishing A ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Sequel!

You read that right, Harper Lee is publishing a sequel, or technically a prequel, to her Pulitzer Prize-winning, all-around loved novel and one of the Holy Grails of American literature that you probably studied in seventh grade. Are you feeling nostalgic yet? Go Set A Watchman, Lee’s novel that she wrote before To Kill A […]

These 28 Books Actually Exist

These 28 Books Actually Exist

We were told never to judge a book by its cover; well, I don’t think that is possible with some of the books on this list. From hideous illustrations to titles filled with innuendos, here are some books that are guaranteed jaw-droppers.     1. I’m sure these are the kinds of “fun games” parents […]

And the Best Book Boyfriend of 2014 Is…

And the Best Book Boyfriend of 2014 Is…

If you are one of the few Egyptians who follow book blogs, you would know that they are nothing about books and all about book boyfriends. Once a novel is released, the blogging world ends up in an estrogen-fueled frenzy where bloggers and followers instantly start digging for the perfect model/actor to star in the […]

Goodreads: A Holy Resource for Every Reader and Author

Goodreads: A Holy Resource for Every Reader and Author

Believe it or not, there is a place in this world where all bibliophiles actually fit, a place equally serviceable to both readers and writers and it is called Goodreads.com. The website was launched in 2007, currently has over 30 million members, 900 million books, 34 million reviews and it is owned by Amazon. The […]

7 Book Boyfriends to Love after Christian Grey

7 Book Boyfriends to Love after Christian Grey

Valentine’s Day. The day of hearts and chocolates. The day of romantic dinners and diamond rings. The day of everything pink and red. If you think that is what you’re getting on Feb. 14, 2015, think again, because next year, it’s all about Grey.     Christian Grey will be hitting the big screen and […]

8 Books to Read if You’re in a Taboo Relationship… Or Want to Be

8 Books to Read if You’re in a Taboo Relationship… Or Want to Be

Since the beginning of time, humans have suffered from one fatal flaw: their attraction to forbidden fruit. Whether it is actually an apple or simply your best friend’s lover, the alluring temptation of the forbidden ignites something raw in people’s minds and hearts. Human nature has proven time after time that it is all about […]