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Do You Know Your Book Genre?

Many times, I pick up a book in my favorite independent book shop without realizing or caring what genre it falls into. But then of course comes these questions from […]

Inquisitive: Part 16

By Hassan Izzo I sighed with relief as I collapsed down onto my bed. God it feels good to be home. I felt mentally exhausted. “Seven days. It’s incredible. I […]

Inquisitive: Part 15

By Hassan Izzo I stood up again. “What happened to the girl?” “She rejected the opportunity to become an agent for our mission out of hand.” “So, what happened to […]

Inquisitive: Part 14

By Hassan Izzo I watched and listened to my grandmother explaining the intricacies and plot details of this on-going battle with a feeling of detachment. My anger and disbelief were […]

Inquisitive: Part 13

By Hassan Izzo “It is the very essence of subtlety and elegance. Not one thing has been left to, or happened, by chance. The gradual rise of capitalism, of materialism, […]

Inquisitive: Part 12

  By Hassan Izzo “OK.” She composed herself. “To say you are dead would be a great exaggeration.” I suddenly felt tense. “What do you mean?” “After your little misadventure, […]

Inquisitive: Part 11

By Hassan Izzo I grasped for the only theory I had: If I did exactly what I did to start this whole thing off, maybe I’d get to see my […]

Inquisitive: Part 10

By Hassan Izzo Shortly after, I stood at the front door. Dressed and ready to go, I psyched myself up to go out into the world. I had no intention […]

PW: James Patterson Aids School Libraries

Are you a student who cringes when you enter the school library and see someone on social media or flipping through a magazine on their kindle, instead of getting lost in a […]

Inquisitive: Part 9

By Hassan Izzo The woman, or rather, my ‘mum’, looked pretty confused for a minute, before her chirpy disposition returned. “Unusual, but OK.” “Thanks…. mum.” Mum left the room and […]

Inquisitive: Part 8

By Hassan Izzo Again I was taken aback by my grandmother’s anger. I studied the girl and tried to imagine what it would be like to live as a woman […]

Inquisitive: Part 7

By Hassan Izzo I nodded in response. “It’s actually been seven days.” “Seven days?” “Yes.” I studied the woman opposite me. I’d only ever seen photographs of my grandmother and […]

Bustle: 11 Books to Read After College

I know what you’re thinking… I just got done reading an endless amount of text from a never-ending college degree. Just slap yourself in the face, like right now. As […]

Inquisitive: Part 6

By Hassan Izzo 9 At some point I had burst into tears and cried for what felt like an eternity. But now as I continued down this endless corridor, I […]