Classics /ˈklæsɪks/ plural noun 1. the classics, a body of literature regarded as great or lasting. adjective 2. serving as a standard or model of its kind; definitive “All books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hours, and the books of all Time.” ― John Ruskin, Sesame and Lilies Hello, Friends it definitely feels good to sit down and write a blog post after days of procrastinating. Hope you are well and welcome to this weeks … Continue reading Classics: A Beginners Guide (Where to Begin and Ones I want to tackle)
"...the reader who plucks a book from her shelf only once is as deprived as the listener who, after attending a single performance of a Beethoven symphony, never hears it again." Welcome to another post Friends 😊 Today will dive into 5 books that need to be reread in 2018. As much as I love new books … Continue reading 5 Books to Reread in 2018
Hello Friends, Hope you are well and positive... January has been a bit of an interesting month, reading-wise as well as my personal life. I was bogged down and felt a little uninspired so I took a 5 day no internet break to reconnect with books and my loved ones and I feel more comfortable … Continue reading Recent Reads, Updates and Currently Reading ( Mini- Book Reviews)
Welcome Friends to a very special post, as of today I have been regurgitating musings on books for 2 years on this platform. In short, it's my 2 year anniversary as a book blogger. I never thought I would commit this long, so glad I stuck with it through the good and the bad. I would … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve learned from 2 years of blogging
Click Here for more info… 259 pages Viking Genre: Historical > Historical Fiction, Glbt, War, Literary Fiction “Time was not something then we thought of as an item that possessed an ending, but something that would go on forever, all rested and stopped in that moment. Hard to say what I mean by that. You look back at … Continue reading Days Without End by Sebastian Barry Book Review (Short Post)
“Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier'...” We have arrived at this glorious moment friends, glad you've decided to celebrate my love for these reads in today's blog post. Welcome! Before we get to the list, I would like to tell you what constitutes as my "favourite" book. … Continue reading 5 Best Books of 2017 (Kenyan Library)
Happy Sunday! I’m here with another Coffee With Fay post, and today I have the pleasure of having Bill aka Kenyan_Library. We have been mutuals for a while now, and what stands out first when you look at his profile is pictures! I also quite enjoy his book recommendations and engaging captions.
Without further ado, let’s meet him…
1. Tell me a little about yourself.
Apart from my obsession with Literature, my name is Bill I’m a 20 something-year-old Kenyan who is trying to figure out life or cope with the idea of it through Photography, music and connecting with like-minded beings.
2. What are you currently reading?
At the moment I’m replying to this it’s A Little Life ( which ironically isn’t so little)
3. What is your favorite genre and why?
Contemporary Literary Fiction, I enjoy the idea of exploring human emotions and some aspects of realism but…
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Hello, Friends, It's that time of the year where everyone and their dog will be posting about the most impactful books of 2017. I always look forward to this time of year, it brings together book lovers, shouting out loud their favourite books and speak passionately about them. Before we get to that positive note let's discuss some books that were in a sense a disappointment
Click Here for more info… 720 pages PICADOR Genre: Contemporary, Coming of Age, Literary Fiction " There were times when the pressure to achieve happiness felt almost oppressive as if happiness were something that everyone should & could attain, and that any sort of compromise in its pursuit was somehow your fault I can definitely say … Continue reading A Little Life Book Review
Hey Friends, hope you are well it's been a minute since we talked about thrift books. I recently visited the bookstore and found some amazing titles so without too much rumbling... Tell me if you've read any of them. P.S. All the book info will be linked down below The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de … Continue reading New Used Book Haul