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Review: The Island Of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak

“Always aim for the kind of love that comes from the deep.” Genre: Fiction // coming of age Pages: 368 Published: 5th August 2021 Rate: 4 stars Goodreads Synopsis Two teenagers, a Greek Cypriot and a Turkish Cypriot, meet at a taverna on the island they both call home. In the taverna, hidden beneath garlands… Continue reading Review: The Island Of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak

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Review: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

“It was their contempt for their own blackness that gave the first insult its teeth.” Genre: Fiction Pages: 216 Published: 1st June 1970 Rate: 5 stars Goodreads Synopsis The Bluest Eye is Toni Morrison's first novel, a book heralded for its richness of language and boldness of vision. Set in the author's girlhood hometown of Lorain,… Continue reading Review: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

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Review: The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi

"Fresh starts were good; that separateness was where you could feel yourself, where you could learn who you were apart from everyone else." Genre: Domestic Fiction Pages: 245 Published: August 4, 2020 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Raised by a distant father and an understanding but overprotective mother, Vivek suffers disorienting blackouts, moments of disconnection… Continue reading Review: The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi