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 namera.tanjeem@outlook.com.

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

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.

THE CRUEL PRINCE and More: 25 Holly Black Quotes to Make You Swoon

Holly Black's books are dark, lush, and beautifully worded. And I'm going to quote the hell out of her; she deserves it. Check these Holly Black quotes.

3 More LGBQT+ YA Books to Read in 2019

There are so many excellent LGBTQ+ books coming out this year, we had to share even more 2019 queer YA books you need on your TBR.

TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE: Why I Don’t Want a Sequel

Why one reader decided the movie was better than the book, and that she doesn't want a TATBILB sequel if it adheres to the second book's plot.

Tom, Dick, and Harry: A Beginner’s Guide to Reverse Harem Romance

What are reverse harem romance novels, and which books should you pick up to explore the subgenre? We've got you covered with this beginner's guide.

The Best High Fantasy Books: A Beginner’s Guide To The Genre

What are the must-read high fantasy books out there? And how do you tell them from all the other kinds of fantasy? Here's how.

5 Hugely Underrated Diverse YA Fantasy Books

These excellent underrated diverse YA fantasy books have significantly less than 1000 ratings on Goodreads and deserve some attention.

Searching for the Non-White Heroine in Books

A reader on searching for the non-white heroine in books, #ownvoices, and wanting to see more representation in literature across the board.

Girls, Girls, Girls: How an All-Girls School Helped Me Appreciate Heroines

A call for authors to abandon the "not like other girls" trope, because they're tired and because women and girls subvert stereotypes all day long.