Namera Tanjeem

Namera is an English student at Cambridge who also reviews YA/Adult books on her blog, The Literary Invertebrate. She loves romance novels, Harry Potter, true crime stories, and cats. Her email address is

9 Diverse Romantic Comedies to Leave You Smiling

Here are nine diverse romantic comedies – published recently – which are sure to leave you with a smile on your face, including Last Tang Standing by Lauren Ho.

A Response to Claims of Racism in Naomi Novik’s A DEADLY EDUCATION

Naomi Novik's A DEADLY EDUCATION has been called out for racist portrayals by some reviewers; one reader responds to this critique.

10 Chilling Books Set During Winter

If you prefer your reads extra chilling, pick up these scary books set during winter, featuring ghosts, murder, history, and more.

Virtual Library Tour: Newnham College, University of Cambridge

Take a tour of one of the biggest libraries in Cambridge without leaving your home. Head on down to Newnham College with us.

How Many Books is Too Many? Ask the World’s 10 Biggest Libraries

There are 22 libraries in the world with a whopping 15 million items catalogued. Here are ten of the world's biggest - with a few facts and some pictures.

9 Spectacular YA Sequels Out This Summer: A Follow-Up

Here are some of the YA sequels that knocked my socks off this summer, following on from my article on some of the best YA out last summer.

20 Completed YA Fantasy Series to Revisit or Pick Up For the First Time

If you're looking for some immersive, longer reads, indulge in these must-read completed YA fantasy series on the shelves right now.

9 Escapist YA Books About Summer Break

Here are nine YA books about summer escape to help us live vicariously, since it looks unlikely we'll get to have much of a summer holiday this year.

Amazon Kindle Oasis: The Definitive Guide

How much does it cost? What's battery life like? What happens if I drop it in the bath? Answers to these and more questions in this Kindle Oasis Review.

30 Best Kindle Unlimited Romance Books Available Right Now

For Amazon customers, here are some of the best Kindle Unlimited romance books on the market. A two-month free trial is available to new subscribers!

10 of the Best Medieval Romance Stories

Bodice rippers and more--get ready to swoon and pine for the Medieval romance stories in these romance novels and works of historical fiction.

20 Books About Forbidden Romances

While Romeo and Juliet are likely the most well-known pair, here are 20 lesser-known books about forbidden romances which deserve your attention.

10 of the Biggest Book Deals in History

Ever wonder just how big a book deal payout can be? One reader ranked ten of the biggest book deals in history.

6 Mystery Novels Set in Scotland

Enjoy the intrigue and atmosphere of Scotland, and solve some crimes from the comfort of your couch, with these mystery books set in Scotland.

10 Bestselling Books People Don’t Finish

Taking a look at the bestselling books people didn't finish based on the Hawking Index, which "measures" how far on average people get through a book.