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Review: The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

"It's never the changes we want that change everything." Genre: Fiction Pages: 335 Published: September 6th, 2007 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. From his home in New Jersey, where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious sister, Oscar… Continue reading Review: The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

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Review: Crime And Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

"We always imagine eternity as something beyond our conception, something vast, Vast! But why must it be vast?" Genre: Classic Fiction Pages: 485 Published: 1866 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders through the slums of St Petersburg and commits a random murder without remorse or regret. He imagines… Continue reading Review: Crime And Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Review: Cat Step by Alison Irvine

"Joy returned like a downpour of fresh rain, clearing the shooting stars from my head." Genre: Fiction Published: 5th November, 2020 Publisher: Deadinkbooks Pages: 324 Rate: 2 ⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis One mistake can unravel everything.... She only left her daughter in the car for a minute; just a quick minute whilst she ran into the… Continue reading Review: Cat Step by Alison Irvine

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Review: The Havoc of Choice by Wanjiru Koinange

"You mustn't appear nervous; fear and doubt are read the exact same way." Genre: Fiction Published: 2019 Publisher: Book Bunk Pages: 364 Rate: 4.5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis 2007, Kenya Long held captive by her father’s shadow of corruption, Kavata has spent her life suffocated by political machinations. When her husband decides to run in the… Continue reading Review: The Havoc of Choice by Wanjiru Koinange

Books · Reading Challenges

The Women’s Prize For Fiction Reading Project

Hey Reader, I'm not one for literary prizes and for the longest I didn't care for them until I came across The Women's Prize For Fiction back in 2017. Going through the their long and short lists I realised that it's something I'm quite interested in and I wanted to read them all. Here's the… Continue reading The Women’s Prize For Fiction Reading Project

Bookish · Books

Bukkuoba Subscription Bag Unboxing // November Bag

Good morning Reader, and a happy new week. ❤️ Today's post is a little bit different, a review but for a bookish subscription box. The team over at Bukkuoba were kind enough to gift me their November bag, and I thought it'll be fun to share with you. Maybe introduce you, Reader, to something new?… Continue reading Bukkuoba Subscription Bag Unboxing // November Bag

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Review: There There by Tommy Orange

"The thing we most don't want has a way of landing right on top of us." Genre: Fiction Published: 5th June, 2018 Pages: 290 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Tommy Orange's wondrous and shattering novel follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways… Continue reading Review: There There by Tommy Orange

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Review: Drug Paradise by Kariuki Kimuyu

"She was in the business of relationships and she understood that business relationships were not built in emails but in person, with love and affection." Genre: Fiction Pages: 224 Published: April 2019 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis In Mombasa, Oyunga a young chef involved in a deadly drug cartel is set to marry Lily, his… Continue reading Review: Drug Paradise by Kariuki Kimuyu