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Coffee With Fay: Edna Keng’ara

Good morning, Reader! Have you ever heard of the term book twin? Yes? No? Well, basically that’s someone who has the same reading tastes as you, likes the same books and basically, bookishly, you are similar. That’s who Edna is… Continue Reading →

Review: The Deep Blue Between by Ayesha Harruna Attah

“Strong wasn’t a word anyone had ever used to describe her. Loyal. maybe. Reserved, definitely.” Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 256 Publisher: Pushkin Press Published: 15th October, 2020 Rate: 4 stars Goodreads Synopsis Twin sisters Hassana and Husseina’s home… Continue Reading →

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides ft LynnAnne, Pi and Michelle

“…to be happy you have to find variety in repetition; that to go forward you have to come back where you began.” Genre: Fiction Pages: 529 Published: September 4, 2002 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Middlesex tells the breathtaking story… Continue Reading →

Turning 24 On The 24th |Taking Stock

Hi, reader! 🙂 How are you? How was your weekend? Mine was lovely, and I read a lot too. Its currently 7pm on a Sunday evening as I write this post & incase the title doesn’t give it away, I… Continue Reading →

Review: Chocolat by Joanne Harris

“I sell dreams, small comforts, sweet harmless temptations to bring down a multitude of saints crash-crash-crashing among the hazels & nougatines…” Genre: Fiction Pages: 306 Published: March 4, 199 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis A timeless novel of a straitlaced… Continue Reading →

FromMyBookshelf: My Top 5 Genres

Hi friends and happy Wednesday! 😊 I get asked a lot what kind of books I like or what do you read most of… Something along those lines. More often than not I blank out before I answer and well,… Continue Reading →

Review: State Of Wonder by Ann Patchett

“One must not be shy where language is concerned.” Genre: Fiction Pages: 353 Published: May 3, 2011 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis In a narrative replete with poison arrows, devouring snakes, scientific miracles, and spiritual transformations, “State of Wonder” presents… Continue Reading →

Review: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

“It didn’t matter how many people were in the house. You didn’t leave the goddamn door.” Genre: Fiction Pages: 322 Published: September 13, 2016 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis The acclaimed, bestselling author—winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange… Continue Reading →

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