Birthday Book Haul Part 2


I know I posted a mini haul (Post Here) just the other day and I thought that would be the last haul but to my surprise, I treated myself again…
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The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton book Review

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Synopsis

Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery

“Every woman is the architect of her own fortune.”

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A stunning debut novel  I was in awe of the individual parts of this story that were put together so meticulously to form an overall stunning narrative. It was kind of intimidating when I first acquired it to be honest because of the polarising opinions surrounding it. You either love it or you down right hate it and I lowered my expectations which somehow helped me to see the beauty that this story had to offer.

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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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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 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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