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FromMyBookshelf: 16 Women Authors I Would Love To Meet

Hey Reader… I think one of my best discoveries is finding out I enjoy books written by women. My reading depicts and so does my blog. This made me wonder, given the chance, who would I want to meet. So I made a list. There are those authors who I have only read one book… Continue reading FromMyBookshelf: 16 Women Authors I Would Love To Meet

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Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"That's the problem. You read more about books than you read actual books." Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 477 Published: May 14, 2013 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis 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… Continue reading Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Blog Tour: The Adventures of Isabel by Candas Jane Dorsey // Review

"Finances had gone beyond desperate and into hopeless, and even blue sky after weeks of rain and Bun purring like a motorised bread pudding couldn't cheer me up." Genre: Mystery, Fiction Pages: 220 Published: August 5, 2021 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Rescued from torpor and poverty by the need to help a good friend… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Adventures of Isabel by Candas Jane Dorsey // Review

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Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

"Laila came to believe that of all the hardships a person had to face none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting." Genre: Fiction Pages: 372 Published: May 22, 2007 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan's last thirty years… Continue reading Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

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Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

"Every life contains many millions of decisions. Some big, some small. But every time one decision is taken over another, the outcomes differ." Genre: Science Fiction, Philosophical Pages: 304 Published: August 13, 2020 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever.… Continue reading Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

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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 will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community… Continue reading Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

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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 my own. My Take The Cages We Built is a collection of poetry written in… Continue reading Review: The Cages We Built by Kendi Karimi