Merak Magazine

Zainab Nawaz

Zainab Nawaz

Just a twenty-something year-old who would always rather be in bed with a book, and a good cup of coffee! Reading has always been an escape when I have had no where to go. Through reading I have found myself, and I continue to learn a little more every day. I am a reader, a writer, and a believer before I am anything else. I actively write reviews on my bookstagram, booksandbougie. Through writing, I hope to share my passion with the world and my fellow book lovers.

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

“Alaska isn’t about who you were when you headed this way. It’s about who you become.”   Set in the late 1900’s, The Great Alone follows the story of the search for solitude, and the revelations that come with living…

A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum

“No matter how many books you’ve read, how many tales you know, believe me: no one has ever told you a story like this one.”   It is 1990, in Palestine. Isra is crouched over a book, fascinated by stories…