Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison Book Review (more than just about race)

Click Here for more… 337 pages Genre: Historical Fiction, Classics, Contemporary  "Song of Solomon" begins with one of the most arresting scenes in our century's literature: a dreamlike tableau depicting a man poised on a roof, about to fly into the air, while cloth rose petals swirl above the snow-covered ground and, in the astonished … Continue reading Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison Book Review (more than just about race)

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Night Film & Before The Fall (2 mini book reviews)Mystery books are more than the plot twist

 “There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly defined.”  ― Albert Camus Hi friends, I recently read two crime mystery books that created a unique edgy experience, especially in character study and the cinematic experience that completely absorbed me, as well as discussing certain themes. (Not that they … Continue reading Night Film & Before The Fall (2 mini book reviews)Mystery books are more than the plot twist

Atmospheric Reads 5 Books to absolutely get lost in (Recommendation Thursday)

“Shadows were too black, and when a breeze stirred the trees, the shadows changed in a disquieting way.”  Hello, Friends remember this series I started months ago and totally forgot about it well I am back... Previous Recommendation Thursday Big Books Road Trip Books   With the current state of the world from wildfires, hurricane, … Continue reading Atmospheric Reads 5 Books to absolutely get lost in (Recommendation Thursday)

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind book review (2 min read)

Click Here for more... 272 pages Genre:  Historical Fiction, Classics, Horror “He succeeded in being considered totally uninteresting. People left him alone. And that was all he wanted.”  18th Century France, Grenouille is a man who has no human scent or body odor but is gifted with a very sharp sense of smell. He has the gift of recognizing … Continue reading Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind book review (2 min read)

Desperation by Stephen King Book Review // ( 2 min read )

Synopsis 690 pages Genre: Horror, Suspense, Fantasy “Dolls with no little girls around to mind them were sort of creepy under any conditions.”  Tak As a constant King reader, I was looking forward to diving into his twisted mindset again, for believe it or not this was my first King book this year and immediately … Continue reading Desperation by Stephen King Book Review // ( 2 min read )

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Book Review

Synopsis Genre: Afrolit, Literary Fiction, Feminism, Cultural, Contemporary Blurb Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze … Continue reading Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Book Review