"You shouldn't let people make you so angry...if they make you angry, then they've won." Genre: Middle Grade Fiction Pages: 224 Publisher: Pushkin Press Published: 1st October, 2020 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis For fans of deeply poignant middle grade about friendship and loss like The Thing About Jellyfish, comes the story about a young… Continue reading Review: When Life Gives You Mangoes by Kereen Getten.
Good morning, Reader and happy Tuesday. It's been a while since I shared a TBR post with you guys so this is an updated one. I have to say, I have been pretty disciplined with reading books from my bookshelf and at the moment I have 12 books left which I'll be reading over the… Continue reading FromMyBookshelf: TBR Check In + My 5 Star Predictions
Hey there, Reader. Today on the blog I have the pleasure of having Michelle. A free spirit, a writer, a poet and all round great friend. I had so much fun with this interview and I hope you do too, as you read it. 1. Tell me a little bit about yourself. Hiya... Omeno Michelle… Continue reading Coffee With Fay: Michelle of Empressofbookingham
"In her life, her childhood, you snatched the food up, whatever it was, and ate it." Genre: Fiction, short story Pages: 218 Published: 1st September, 2009 Rate: 3.5 Goodreads Synopsis The stories in this collection from Orange-Prize winner Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie straddle the cultures of Nigeria and the West. Her characters battle with the responsibilities… Continue reading Review: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Hey Reader 🙂 If you are new to my blog then you probably are not aware that I love reading challenges as seen with my recent, Victober and Gilmorethon challenges. Each year I map out the challenges I want to do and then prepare for them. For the last 2 years I have been toying with… Continue reading 30 Books In 30 Days Challenge // A Test of Will, Concentration and Consistency + Book Recs!
"Oh, come on. Drama is just life with the dull bits cut out." Genre: Fantasy Pages: 412 Published: 7th April, 2015 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis The past isn't over, it's an opening. The future isn't hidden, it's a trap. If she ever wants to see him again, she'll have to take the risk. Fall… Continue reading Blog Tour: Crossing In Time by DL Orton // Review
Good morning reader and a happy saturday! If you have been a long time subscriber then you are not new to this feature, and if you are new here, hello and welcome to my Coffee With Fay series, where I am in conversation with readers and/or bookbloggers. If you want to catch up with previous… Continue reading Coffee With Fay: Lynnanne Wanjiru
Hey Reader, It has been months since I have had a discussion post on here so for today's post I am going to give you a look into my reading life. One thing I get from other people is "you read a lot" and for the longest time I hated that. The statement felt condescending… Continue reading Coffee Break: How I Read More
Goodmorning Reader 🙂 I have a (hopeful) dream that one day I'll be able to read and focus one book at a time, but until then, several books it is! If you follow me on Instagram and/or Twitter you are already aware that I tend to read multiple books at the same time, which prompts the one… Continue reading The Act Of Multi-reading and Four Tips To Get You Started
“I’ll have plenty of time to rest when I die, but this eventuality is not yet part of my plans.” Genre: Fiction Pages: 348 Rate: 4🌟🌟🌟🌟 Published: 1985 Goodreads Synopsis In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is heartbroken,… Continue reading Review: Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez