Book Review: Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill

Title: Bellevue Square Author: Michael Redhill My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ To me, reading this book felt like falling endlessly down one rabbit hole after another. It was like suffering from someone else’s mental illness. It was […]

Book Review: Love and Salt Water by Ethel Wilson

Title: Love and Salt Water Author: Ethel Wilson My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ Love and Salt Water. I really couldn’t think of a more fitting title for this book. Love. Salt Water. You could consider those to […]

2017: Top Five Reads

2017 was the year I finally started posting regularly on this blog. At the beginning of the year, I set the challenge to myself that I would read 50 books in the year. After a […]

Book Review: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Title: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Author: Jamie Ford My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ On the surface, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is an adorable love story. But at the same […]

Book Review: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Title: Cutting for Stone Author: Abraham Verghese My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ Cutting for Stone is a novel about Marion and Shiva Stone, twins who grow up in the environment of the Missing hospital in Ethiopia. Their […]

Book Review: The Conjoined by Jen Sookfong Lee

Title: The Conjoined Author: Jen Sookfong Lee My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ First, let me say that I really enjoyed this book. I just couldn’t wait to keep reading it to find out what was going to […]

Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Title: When Breath Becomes Air Author: Paul Kalanithi My Rating: ♥♥♥ You know, if this wasn’t such a tragic and moving story in and of itself, I would probably have given this book two stars. […]

Book Review: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Title: Born a Crime Author: Trevor Noah My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ I have to admit, I hadn’t heard of Trevor Noah until I read this book. Most people know him as the host of The Daily […]

Book Review: Dreams in a Time of War by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Title: Dreams in a Time of War Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ I was glad that this book was chosen along with Born a Crime by Trevor Noah for my monthly bookclub. I […]

Book Review: A Daughter’s Deadly Deception by Jeremy Grimaldi

Title: A Daughter’s Deadly Deception Author: Jeremy Grimaldi My Rating: ♥♥♥ I first heard of this chilling story on my favourite true crime podcast, Casefile (seriously, if you’re into true crime, you have to check it […]