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21 Books I Enjoyed In 2022 // Favorites

Good morning Reader! I recently shared my best books of 2022, which you can read here, and today I want to share some of my favorite books that didn’t make that list. These are books that I gave 4 and… Continue Reading →

Review: Lacuna by Fiona Snyckers

“Perhaps they simply thought it was more genteel to keep ugliness off the stage. No one wants to watch stomach-turning violence at the theatre, especially over dinner. It can be very upsetting.” Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 255 Published: 1st April… Continue Reading →

Review: Murdering Romance by Kendi Karimi

“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… Continue Reading →

Review: Things They Lost by Okwiri Oduor

“And right then, inside Ayosa, a key turned, its teeth and notches biting down, wriggling for a few seconds, before finding its cavity.” Genre: General Fiction Pages: 368 Published: April 12th 2022 Rate: 4 stars Goodreads Synopsis Ayosa is a… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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:… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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