Book Review

Mini October Reading Wrap Up

#octoberwrapup I read 5 books in the month of October. Not the best month in terms of numbers but definitely one of the best reading months in terms of the amazing books I read! The highlights of the month: * A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ * Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ *… Continue reading Mini October Reading Wrap Up

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Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Synopsis: A Publisher's Weekly Most Anticipated Book for Fall 2018  Friday Black tackles urgent instances of racism and cultural unrest, and explores the many ways we fight for humanity in an unforgiving world. In the first, unforgettable story of this collection, The Finkelstein Five, Adjei-Brenyah gives us an unstinting reckoning of the brutal prejudice of the US justice system. In Zimmer Land we… Continue reading Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

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A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley

First published over 50 years ago, Riverrun has acquired the right to republish A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley on 1st November so more people can get to know how brilliant Kelley is, and more people can rediscover this remarkable classic of African-American literature. New Yorker called Kelley "The Lost Giant of American Literature"… Continue reading A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley

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Blog Tour: The Incendiaries by R.O.Kwon

Synopsis: A powerful, darkly glittering novel about violence, love, faith, and loss, as a young Korean American woman at an elite American university is drawn into acts of domestic terrorism by a cult tied to North Korea. Phoebe Lin and Will Kendall meet their first month at prestigious Edwards University. Phoebe is a glamorous girl… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Incendiaries by R.O.Kwon

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

5 out of 5 stars! Synopsis: A beautiful new limited edition paperback of The Song of Achilles, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list The god touches his finger to the arrow's fletching. Then he breathes, a puff of air - as if to send dandelions flying, to push toy boats over water.… Continue reading The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

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Blog Tour/Book Review: The Leavers by Lisa Ko

Today we are kicking off the blog tours for Lisa Ko's absolutely stunning novel The Leavers. I cannot wait to tell you all about this book and why I absolutely love it even though it hurts my heart so much while reading it! Synopsis: One morning, Deming Guo’s mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly,… Continue reading Blog Tour/Book Review: The Leavers by Lisa Ko

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Almost Love by Louise O’Neill

Synopsis: When Sarah falls for Matthew, she falls hard. So it doesn't matter that he's twenty years older. That he sees her only in secret. That, slowly but surely, she's sacrificing everything else in her life to be with him. Sarah's friends are worried. Her father can't understand how she could allow herself to be… Continue reading Almost Love by Louise O’Neill

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Women by Chloe Caldwell

Synopsis: ‘A beautiful read / a perfect primer for an explosive lesbian affair / an essential truth’ Lena Dunham ‘I have meditated repeatedly on what it was about Finn that had me so dismantled.' A young woman moves from the countryside to the city. Inexplicably, inexorably and immediately, she falls in love with another woman… Continue reading Women by Chloe Caldwell

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Blog Tour / Book Review: The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale

I can scarcely contain my excitement as it is my stop today on the blog tour for The Toymakers. I cannot tell you enough how absolutely enchanted I was by this book and how The Toymakers is one of the best books I have ever read. Synopsis: Do you remember when you believed in magic?… Continue reading Blog Tour / Book Review: The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale

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My Russian Classics Collection

If you follow me on my social media, mainly IG and Twitter, you would notice a theme, and that is my love for all things Russia related. It doesn't matter if it is travelling, food, or TV shows, I love them. But most of all, I have this obsession for Russian classics and all the… Continue reading My Russian Classics Collection