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Review: Life of Pi by Yann Martel

"When your own life is threatened, your sense of empathy is blunted by a terrible, selfish hunger for survival." Genre: Fiction Published: September 11, 2001 Pages: 460 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is… Continue reading Review: Life of Pi by Yann Martel

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Classicsathon 2021 // #Classicscommunity TBR

At this point it's no secret that I love my classics. I get really excited when it comes to creating my reading lists, especially for the classicscommunity reading challenge. Basically you can do this in two ways, read one classic a month, or read as many classics you can for the next 12 months. I… Continue reading Classicsathon 2021 // #Classicscommunity TBR

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5 Big Books On My TBR // A short yet chunky list

I love big books and I cannot lie. Going through the unread books on my shelf I realised there are some I have been putting off reading because they're just so big and slightly intimidating. So I decided I'm going to tackle them head on. For me I consider a big book as one that's… Continue reading 5 Big Books On My TBR // A short yet chunky list

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Review: The Girl With The Louding Voice by Abi Daré

"I wish I am a man, but I am not, so I do the next thing I can do. I marry a man." Genre: Fiction Published: 4th February, 2020 Pages: 312 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Get a copy: Textbookcentre Goodreads Synopsis A powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman… Continue reading Review: The Girl With The Louding Voice by Abi Daré

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Review: Thursdays by Jackson Biko

"She's almost always demure in nature, prodding in character and very restless in the season she seemed to be in." Genre: Fiction Pages: 217 Published: December 2020 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Book Blurb Vina Wira band is struggling. Every Thursday they play in the streets of Nairobi, outside a building that houses a recording label they… Continue reading Review: Thursdays by Jackson Biko

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Rory Gilmore Made Me Do It // Reading Like Rory

Gilmore Girls is one of my top TV show obsessions, a comfort show if you will, and what makes it even better; knowing and seeing Rory Gilmore is a major bookworm. Over the course of the seven seasons she reads 339 books. You can find the full list here. After finishing the show last year,… Continue reading Rory Gilmore Made Me Do It // Reading Like Rory

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Review: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

"What do you think about when it's quiet and you're not doing much?" Genre: Historical Fiction Published: August 10th, 2017 Pages: 537 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Get a copy: Textbookcentre Goodreads Synopsis In the early 1900s, teenaged Sunja, the adored daughter of a crippled fisherman, falls for a wealthy stranger at the seashore near her home… Continue reading Review: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee