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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

The Omegaverse Plagiarism Lawsuit, One Year On

One of the lesser-known copyright controversies from the last year or so is the Omegaverse lawsuit, which kicked off in April 2018.

9 Must-Read YA Books Out this Summer

Here’s a list of some of the best, absolutely must-read YA books coming out this summer! I must admit, though, ...

Love, Death, and Magic: 22 Gorgeous Victorian Poems

A friend of mine gave me one of those Faber & Faber Poetry Diaries for Christmas last year. Instead of ...

24 Unusual Historical Romances You Absolutely Need to Read

As someone who’s been reading historical romance for nearly half my life, it’s true that many of them blur into ...

4 Diverse YA Books with Heroines Who Dress As Boys

The gender non-conforming dressing heroine is definitely one of my favourite tropes. There’s the element of danger, because of course ...

10 Amazing Harry Potter Fanvids

With eight films in the main franchise, there’s plenty of material for fans to edit their own Harry Potter fanvids. ...

9 Vampire Novels With a Unique Twist

If you're tired of the same ol' vampire stories, check out this list of some unique vampire novels that put a fresh spin on a familiar trope.

The Beginner’s Guide to Book Blogging

If you've been considering reviewing books on your own platform but don't know where to start, this guide to book blogging is here to answer your questions.

Corsets and Carriages: 15 Must-Read Regency Romance Novels

You can’t throw a stone in the historical romance category without hitting a regency romance novel. There are, at a ...

Are We Being Pedantic, or are These Real Problems in Fantasy?

Are we wrong to try and find the real world in fictional ones, and to demand accurate representations of the cultures therein?

Magic and Monsters: 9 Dark YA Fantasy Books

They did the mash! These YA fantasy books about monsters and magic received lots of buzzed, or deserved to. Get your monster fix with these reads.

Read Harder: A Book Published Prior to January 1, 2019, with Fewer than 100 Reviews on Goodreads

Looking for titles to complete the Read Harder Challenge task asking you to read a book published before 2019 with fewer than 100 reviews? Try these!

50 Game Of Thrones Quotes To Suit Your Every (Dark) Need

Death. Danger. Power. Knowledge. Betrayal. And... Love. Here are 50 quotes from Game of Thrones - both the books and the show - which will stick with us.

50 Must-Read Harry Potter Fan Fictions

The world of Harry Potter fan fiction can be highly overwhelming, especially if you’re a beginner. There are so many ...

Beyond LOTR: 4 Epic Fantasy Novels From Outside the UK

We've rounded up four global epic fantasy novels, which feature authors, inspirations, and settings from all over the map.