Review

Review: The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

“I could look at him and nothing else for eternity and be happy.” Genre: Domestic Fiction Pages: 400 Published: 2nd July, 2021 Rate: 4 stars Goodreads Synopsis A story of summer, secrets, love, and lies: in the course of a singular day on Cape Cod, one woman must make a life-changing decision that has been… Continue reading Review: The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

Review

Review: Many Fragile Things by Victoria Ngunjiri

“These pages are more than I care to admit. They carry admission of my guilt.” Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Poetry Pages: 84 Published: December 2021 Rate: 3.5 stars Goodreads Synopsis Many Fragile Things is a contemporary poetry collection that weaves together real-life, every day experiences, using artistic expression as an icebreaker to evoke thought and spark… Continue reading Review: Many Fragile Things by Victoria Ngunjiri

Review

Review: Tar Baby by Toni Morrison

“One of the worst things about being old is eating. First you have to find something you can eat and second you have to try not to drop it all over yourself.” Genre: Fiction Pages: 320 Published: March 12th,1981 Rate: 2.5 stars Goodreads Synopsis Ravishingly beautiful and emotionally incendiary, Tar Baby is Toni Morrison’s reinvention… Continue reading Review: Tar Baby by Toni Morrison

Review

Review: Mandate Of The People by Margaret Ogola

“She was a child of the modern universe – hard as nails and willing to do whatever it took to survive.” Genre: Fiction Pages: 246 Published: 2012 Rate: 3 stars Goodreads Synopsis During the election time in Migodi, Leo Adam Agade, a hitherto unknown breed of politician in the region, campaigns on a platform of… Continue reading Review: Mandate Of The People by Margaret Ogola

Review

Review: Verity by Colleen Hoover

“It’s what you do when you’ve experienced the worst of the worst. You seek out people like you…people worse off than you…and you use them to make yourself feel better about the terrible things that have happened to you.” Genre: Thriller Pages: 321 Published: December 7th 2018 Rate: 4.5 stars Goodreads Synopsis Lowen Ashleigh is… Continue reading Review: Verity by Colleen Hoover

Review

Review: The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay

“She could be vicious, and yet there were times, especially in a crowd, when she was pure energy, drawing the world to herself.” Genre: Domestic Fiction Pages: 432 Published: 15th January, 2019 Rate: 4 stars Goodreads Synopsis Gorgeously tactile and sweeping in historical and socio-political scope, Pushcart Prize-winner Madhuri Vijay's The Far Field follows a complicated flaneuse… Continue reading Review: The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay

Review

Review: Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

“Wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.” Genre: Domestic Fiction Pages: 354 Published: 1977 Rate: 3.5 stars Goodreads Synopsis Song of Solomon is a work of outstanding beauty and power, whose story covers the years from the 1930's to the 1960's in America. At its centre is Macon Dead… Continue reading Review: Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

Review

Review: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

“Sometimes, you recognize truth because it destroys you for a bit.” Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 230 Published: 6th June, 2019 Rate: 4 stars Goodreads Synopsis Ada has always been unusual. Her parents prayed her into existence, but something must have gone awry. Their troubled child begins to develop separate selves and is prone to fits… Continue reading Review: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi