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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.

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Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson – A book review

Have you read Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson? What other hyped books that have lived up to your expectations recently? Let us talk.

Book review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Book review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Do you believe when people say that a book finds you at the right time? Well that has happened to me again. Well I finally go the courage to pick up The Picture of Dorian Gray and it did have its effect on me. Shall we get on with it? I know I made tall orders for the...

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...

Book Review: The handmaid’s tale

Book Review: The handmaid’s tale

Dystopia has never been my preferred genre, thanks to the very many badly written YA literature strewn around the world that befalls into the said genre. My problem with the genre is that they are unrealistic and too far fetched to live through the book. Yet there...