Throne of glasses

Sarah J. Maas

I have to be honest that I didn't like that book so much and thus I wasn't able to continue reading the rest of the series. However, I fell in love with the expression that the author used to describe scenes or characters. I never believed that words would have flavor. But they do.

I bring my notebook and I start writing all the expressions that I encounter while reading, and whenever I'm set up to write, I use those expressions.

It's not stealing or using other's authors' properties. You're just taking an innocent help.

What I mean when I say transcendent descriptions is that they are unusual. Let me give you an example to drive things more clearly.

Instead of writing a simple She looks so boyish and savage.

You can write:

When she crosses a street, they know it's the devil coming with those black earing widespread in every spot on her face, and the demonic tattoos that give the impression that this girl has just stepped out of hell

What a splendid description of a bad girl.


The fault in our star

Jhon Green

I can't tell you how much I love this novel.

I read it when I was too naive in English. But I could understand every stage of the novel. I have to be honest to say that I couldn't extract the meaning of every word but that was fine because I refuge to google traduction whenever I'm in need.

This novel is entertaining, heart-broking, and touching. It will provide you with so many lessons. At the same time, it's a course if you want to be a writer.

John Green writes in a fluent way. He adopts simple expressions, but with intense meaning. You find yourself reading a simple description but the taste of its words hits different.

Don't think another moment and go pick that book and read it. Don't forget to pick your notebook so you can write down whatever expressions you like.


Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo

Reading this novel was kinda challenging for me. It was about 500 pages and it was the first time for me to read such a huge number of pages in English. But once I started reading it, I crossed 300 pages in two days.

Okay, let me be honest with you, the language isn't that easy so you need to make some effort if English isn't your mother tongue. But I can assure you that once you finish reading it, you'll notice a great improvement in your writing skills. And that could be proven just by the way you would write a review for the book.

Yeah, this is a reminder for you to write a review for every book you read, it's a great way to remember information, characters, and scenes. It will enhance your memory skills as well as your writing skills.


Ignite me

Tahereh Mafi

This novel is a kind of non-fiction that keeps you drowned and attracted till the end. It's a story about a cursed girl who kills everyone with a touch. She's untouchable.

Therefore, she was banned from her family and her environment.

Honestly, I didn't appreciate the story as much as I appreciated the style of writing, The writer used a rare expression to describe emotions. I never thought that emotions would be something else more than emotions!

It was another level of writing. Once I read this novel, I understood that words have powers too.

I'm going to give you an example to make you believe that a novel by Tahreh Mafi would make a difference in your writing skills.

“Words, I think, are such unpredictable creatures.

No gun, no sword, no army, or king will ever be more powerful than a sentence. Swords may cut and kill, but words will stab and stay, burying themselves in our bones to become corpses we carry into the future, all the time digging and failing to rip their skeletons from our flesh.”

What a coincidence, I brought you a passage where the author is describing the power of words while using some emphatic words!


City of girls

Elizabeth Gilbert

This is a novel by "Elizabeth Gilbert". She is the writer of the famous book Eat, Pray, Love.

I have to admit that this book isn't as great as Eat, Pray, Love. But it has something that would make you stuck to it until you finished it. You get easily used to characters and thus you won't feel like abandoning them in the middle of the way.

Elizabeth has also her unique style of writing, so if you enjoy writing about romance and stuff, she could be of great help.


The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Taylor Jenkins Reid

When I started reading this novel, I hadn't so many expectations. But once I crossed the first twenty pages, I found myself drowned in circumstances and scenes.

I loved how the writer move from one scene to another with great flexibility. She managed to write complex emotions in a simple way and to make the reader sympathize with the bad personality.

In a weirdo way, she makes you hate the main character for her reckless behaviors and at the same time pity her miserable situation.

This novel was centered mainly on complicated emotions which is also an art, and art requires practice.


the da vinci code

Dan Brown

This is a shoutout to everyone who is addicted to mystery and he's passionate to write a mystery novel that deserves the hit.

Mystery novels are the best way to practice writing mysteries. They are filled with enigmas, secrets, and machinations.

Personally, when I'm reading a mystery novel, I can't help stopping my mind from creating new ideas and magnificent scenes that could match a great mystery story.

I read The Da Vinchi Code when I was writing a non-fiction novel. And I couldn't help myself from including a puzzle in my novel.

Novels of agatha christie are also advisable. One of my best novels for Agatha is And then there were none.

If you're serious about mystery novels, and you'd like to write about a significant idea, I suggest you dwell

“The best way to bolster your self-esteem is to learn to be your own best friend. You have to value yourself, have compassion for and be kind to yourself, to show yourself gratitude as often as possible. Will, you promise to”


It ends with us

Colleen Hoover

This novel is for those who are addicted to romance and drama. I'm not exaggerating when I say that this novel was one of the best experiences in my life.

I felt like it was a real adventure. It was full of lessons and emotional subjects that made me cry. At some point, you'd feel like the story is real.

This novel is for everyone who needs to feel warm and safe.

I can guarantee you that once you finish reading this masterpiece, you'd feel reborn, and filled with the desire to write a similar novel filled with such deep emotions.



Bram Stoker

This novel is a classic, so if you intend reading be ready for some difficult big words.

I'm sure you're wondering why I'm using such terms like I want to frustrate you before even starting reading the book. Nah, buddy, this isn't my aim at all.

I just want to warn you so you'd be ready to face such words and this way you won't give up reading the story easily.

Dracula is the famous story of a vampire who stinks the blood of humans. You may have watched some of the adaptations, or you may have only heard of it.

This novel is long and filled with great scenes and suspense. You won't be able to put it down until it's finished.

And since the author is experienced in the field of writing, he has so much advice to give you through his books.