Hi Reader! It’s that time of the year where I look back at my past reading and blogging year and wrapping it up. I ended up reading less than I expected because, life, and also blogged less because again, life. I read 130 books in 2022. (Goodreads says 129 but that’s because one book wasn’t… Continue reading 2022 Year In Review
“She always knew that one day, she would pay for her stories, but she never expected it to be such personal a vengeance.” Genre: Fiction Pages: 214 Published: 29th April, 2022 Rate: 2.5 stars Synopsis The novel by Kendi Karimi – a journalist-turned author- is a fascinating and nostalgic narration that effortlessly combines real life… Continue reading Review: Murdering Romance by Kendi Karimi
"Freedom is just feet away from me." Genre: Fiction Pages: 216 Published: 4th May, 2021 Rate: 4 stars Goodreads Synopsis Coconut trees. Carnival. Rum and coke. To many outsiders, these idyllic images represent the supposed easy life in Caribbean nations such as Trinidad and Tobago. However, the reality is far different for those who live… Continue reading Review: Pleasantview by Celeste Mohammed
Hi, Reader! The year is about to end which for me means taking stock. In June, Suckerforcoffe turned 5 and I remember having a 'WHAT' moment. 5 years is a dizzying number and I need a pat on on the back. So this post is me doing just that. Blogging consistently about books is not… Continue reading 5 Years of Blogging
Good morning, Reader. Is it late for me to wish you a happy new year? Yes? No? Anyway, happy new year! I hope the start of the year was a good one for you and that you're staying safe and being gentle with yourself. As usual my first post of the year is my reading… Continue reading My 2021 Reading And Blogging Goals
"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 is in ruins after a brutal raid. But this is not the end but the… Continue reading Review: The Deep Blue Between by Ayesha Harruna Attah
"Reading a novel was like returning to a once - beloved holiday destination." Genre - Fiction Published- 24th December, 2014 Pages - 486 Rate- 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis A murder...A tragic accident...Or just parents behaving badly? What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s funny, biting, and… Continue reading Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
"You shouldn't let people make you so angry...if they make you angry, then they've won." Genre: Middle Grade Fiction Pages: 224 Publisher: Pushkin Press Published: 1st October, 2020 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis For fans of deeply poignant middle grade about friendship and loss like The Thing About Jellyfish, comes the story about a young… Continue reading Review: When Life Gives You Mangoes by Kereen Getten.