Black Swan Green by David Mitchell Book Review

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Synopsis

Genre: Coming Of Age, Contemporary, Literary Fiction, Young Adult 

“If you show someone something you’ve written, you give them a sharpened stake, lie down in your coffin, and say, ‘When you’re ready’.”

Mitchell does it again!! Are we really surprised that I ended up really enjoying this one…
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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 Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern book review (Le Cirque des Rêves)

“The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there when yesterday it was not.”

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Synopsis

Genre: Fantasy, Magical Realism, Historical Fiction

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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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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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