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8 Powerful Quotes from The Great Gatsby that I love

Have you watched or read the classic The Great Gatsby? Which of these quotes from The Great Gatsby hit you hard? Let us chat.

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The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim – A book review

Have you read The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim? Can you recommend some books set in a war background? Let us talk.

Book review: One Part Woman

Book review: One Part Woman

It has been a while since I reviewed a translated work I think. And if you are doing the Year of Asian challenge, read this review of One Part Woman and then the book right away.  About the book: Book Name: One Part Woman Author: Perumal Murugan Genre:...

Picture of Dorian Gray, The: Book review

Picture of Dorian Gray, The: Book review

Have you read of The Picture of Dorian Gray?If so who is your favorite character of all? What was the last classic you read? Let us talk.

Find the name of the authors: Quiz

Find the name of the authors: Quiz

I was talking to someone last week about trivia contests and believe it or not, I have won a few. I used to be smarter I guess. And would not come as a surprise, that I used to do so well when it came to finding the name of the authors from their books.  That gave me...

Quiz: Which Female Literary Character are you?

Quiz: Which Female Literary Character are you?

I love it when I relate to the characters of a book I love. Don't you feel better when you find some characteristics of yours in another person, even if it just in a book, and that you are not all alone in this world? I do. Here is your chance to find out which female...

Book review: Kitchen

Book review: Kitchen

There is something with South East Asian Literature that I can't put my finger to, they always leave me confused whether I like them or not. I picked Kitchen by Yoshimoto worrying if I will get it, especially seeing that it has several raving reviews on Goodreads. I...

Book Review: Alias Grace

Book Review: Alias Grace

Last year I read the Handmaid's Tale, another one of Atwood's masterpiece and it ended up being one of the best books I have ever read. So when I saw that Netflix is adapting another of her tales, I promised myself that I will read the book before I watch it, as any...

Book Review: Chess Story

Book Review: Chess Story

Between the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, I suffered through what I refer as 'the longest reading slump' period, for about three months. I tried everything to get over it, as any book lover would do, from trying to read different books to read in other...

Book Review: Swing Time

Book Review: Swing Time

Like most readers my to be read list seems never ending, and I have lost hope that I would ever clear it off. On the other hand, my to be reviewed list is not too long but as I do not follow any hard rules in picking the book from that list to review, the books I...