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Readers all over the globe share their love for reading but they differ in their preferences. There are some pieces of fiction, however, which make their place on the must-read-at-least-once-in-a-lifetime list. Let us have a look at some of them. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina is considered to be the world’s best fiction book ever. This 800+ page Russian...
The human mind is the most powerful weapon. All it needs is a stunt performed at right time. The strategy book, “The Art of War”, dates back to 5th century BC, was written by an ancient Chinese military strategist, a warrior-philosopher now famous all over the world Sun Tzu. The book was originally written in the Chinese language which was later then...
Bookaholics have numerous things in common but when it comes to picking a certain genre, all of us prefer different themes of interests. It works exactly the same way how people make their choices with music, craft, prose and many others. But sometimes a mainstream song which has the lyrics we all can relate to tops the charts and something...
5... 4... 3... 2... 1... Pull the lever! And just like that, you’re thrown through time! Come with me as we explore the classic science fiction thriller; the original time travel story... The Time Machine by H. G. Wells. With every single moment; years, tens, hundreds, thousands pass before the Time Traveler’s eyes. Caves formed around him, the seasons blend into...
They look like us, they act like us. You could even be married to one, and you’d never know it. All except the boy with the Twilight Eyes, who can see them for what they are... Goblins.   Goblins seek only one thing - destruction, death, and mayhem. Shapeshifting creatures that can mimic behavior, but only have one purpose: to torture...
Whenever I have had the privilege of getting my hands on a book written by Shafak, it has ignited my imagination with ideas which I never thought existed. As a reader, it is a tough job to explain what exactly makes a book the best of its kind. My method, on the other hand, is simple. I look out for...
In the spirit of Halloween, we at Pinata will present five special horror novels. There’s nothing quite like a good scare, on a cold day in October... The moon hanging overhead, maybe a black cat, or some bats will cross your path. Let's start with a story about Halloween. A group of boys discover the meaning of Halloween when one...
Every single time Khaled Hosseini’s name flashes across my eyes, it brings an evocative memory. I still remember how I received ‘The Kite Runner’ as a gift from my teacher at the age of twelve. I’m certain I did not do something very remarkable to deserve it but that book sure gave a whole new meaning to the genre of...
Elif Shafak is an award-winning Turkish and English writer who rose to fame with her books like The Forty Rules of Love, The Bastard of Istanbul and Three Daughters of Eve. Being a social and female rights activist, Shafak is famous among the active and hardworking female youth. Her books are a blend of both Sufism, modernism, and several other social...
If you are a book reader, you must have gone through an author's work diligently to be able to tell their writing patterns. Often, we find books that are a pack of emotions that we read and re-read them and always find something new within them. Likewise, John Green is one of the authors of best selling young adult novels....

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