The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry book review (A Book about Books)

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Synopsis

Genre; Realistic Fiction, Books About Books, Contemporary

“Sometimes books don’t find us until the right time.”

I am a mess right now, talk about the right book at the right time. Everything about it was near perfection. I can’t believe it took me so long to actually get to it but alas I have finally read it and I freaking loved it.

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The Reading Habits Tag

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none, zero. You’d be amazed at how much Warren reads–and at how much I read. My children laugh at me. They think I’m a book with a couple of legs sticking out.”
Charles T. Munger, Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger

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Hey, guys hope you are well, happy and that your reading is carrying on spectacularly. Last week I was gearing up to compose 2 book reviews but those books were excruciatingly painful, to say the least, ended up D.N.Fing them, will do a post on that experience soon. I feared that a reading slump was looming on the horizon but recently I came across a very magical book that helped me get out of the bad books phase.
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A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler book review

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Synopsis

Genre: Contemporary, Literary Fiction, Family Drama

Charming. An absolute delight and one accurate depiction of family relationships, human emotions and life like characters. I am still in awe at the experience and I think it will stay with me for a very very long time.

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Mini Book Haul & Currently reading

Hey, fellow reader 🙂

I have been going up and down trying to figure out what to write this Thursday and I realised that I have acquired 4 books, which I am excited to talk about.

The story behind the 4 books is that I desperately needed them in my life and for the life of me I couldn’t control myself

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P.S if you have read these books tell me how you found them…

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Winter Book Recommendations

“Winter is coming.”
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Hey, fellow readers lovely to see you and hope life is being kind, today’s post is inspired by Cormac McCarthy’s The Road (Review) and that is currently winter in some places abroad but 1000 degrees in Nairobi. I really can’t stand the mosquitoes and the uncomfortable heat, the rainy season needs to get here sooner before my skin actually melts.
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The Road by Cormac Mcarthy book review

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Synopsis

Genre: Horror, Dystopian, Adult Fiction, modern classic

“People were always getting ready for tomorrow. I didn’t believe in that. Tomorrow wasn’t getting ready for them. It didn’t even know they were there.”
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie Book Review

 

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Synopsis

Genre: Young Adult, Realistic Fiction, Humour, Contemporary

I am sitting here just staring at the ceiling, I still can’t believe that this book packed such a punch. My sister just walked into the room and asked me what’s wrong and I threw the book at her…

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“If you let people into your life a little bit, they can be pretty damn amazing.”

I don’t know if I will manage to convince anyone to at least attempt to pick this up, but I will give it my best.
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