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Month July 2021

Review: The Whorehouse by Njoki Kamande

“There was something about the man in the office that made Mueni think of a cockroach. Brown like dirt, hiding in the dark, peering out, and it was not easy to tell whether or not it was looking at you.”… Continue Reading →

Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

“A body could be labeled but a person couldn’t, and the difference between the two depended on that muscle in your chest.” Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 343 Published: June 2, 2020 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis The Vignes twin sisters… Continue Reading →

Review: The Cages We Built by Kendi Karimi

“It’s gloomy this twisted plot Of souls come undone.” Genre: Fiction, Poetry Pages: 246 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Disclaimer: I did get a copy of the book from the author for review but all thoughts and opinions expressed are honest and… Continue Reading →

Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

“Ma knows everything except the things she doesn’t remember right, or sometimes she says I’m too young for her to explain a thing.” Genre: Fiction Pages: 336 Published: August 6, 2010 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis To five-year-old Jack, Room… Continue Reading →

Review: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

“The problem, of course, was that Baba saw the world in black and white. And he got to decide what was black and what was white. You can’t love a person who lives that way without fearing him too. Maybe… Continue Reading →

Review: How To Stop Time by Matt Haig

“They were a comfort amid the silent howl of grief.” Genre: Fantasy Fiction Pages: 352 Published: July 6, 2017 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Tom Hazard has just moved back to London, his old home, to settle down and become… Continue Reading →

Review: Behind Closed doors by B.A Paris

“Even though the days pass slowly for me, I’m always amazed at how quickly Sundays come round.” Genre: Thriller Pages: 293 Published: August 9, 2016 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has… Continue Reading →

Review: How To Be Brave by Daisy May Johnson

“When you do not have many people in the world that you love, you take a lot of care of the ones that you have.” Genre: Fiction, Middlegrade Pages: 297 Publisher: PushkinPress Published: July 1st, 2021 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads… Continue Reading →

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