Category: Book Review

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Book Review: Sadvertising

Synopsis: In the mind-bendingly upside-down world of Sadvertising, iPhones have feelings, brands come to life, creative directors disappear into parallel universes and lowly freelancers become immortal. It’s a world where gods, ghosts and muses stalk the […]

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Book Review: Wahala

Synopsis: Ronke, Simi and Boo are inseparable mixed-race friends living in London. They have the gift of two cultures, Nigerian and English, though not all of them choose to see it that way. When Isobel, […]

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Book Review: The Maid

Synopsis: I am your maid.I know about your secrets. Your dirty laundry.But what do you know about me? Molly the maid is all alone in the world. A nobody. She’s used to being invisible in […]

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Book Review: KillerNova

Synopsis: The island of Borneo was once the most heavily wooded in the world, and its people have always carved wood beautifully. In Killernova, grappling with his heritage, Omar Musa remixes this ancient art form […]

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BOOK REVIEW: A GOOD WINTER

Synopsis: When Olga’s friend Lara becomes a grandmother, Olga helps out whenever she can. After all, it’s a big imposition on Lara, looking after her bereaved daughter and the baby. And the new mother is […]

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Book Review: When Love Sticks Around

When Love Sticks Around by Danielle Dayney is a beautiful tribute to her bittersweet childhood consisting of moving essays on life, loss, acceptance, and everything that comes in between. Each of us has a journey that […]

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Book Review: Ten Thousand Aftershocks

“The key to survival is defined as the ability to adapt to change, but if you are miserable, are you still surviving?” Ten Thousand Aftershocks is a deep, captivating memoir of family, trauma, and surviving the […]

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Book Review: The Paper Palace

“Does letting go mean losing everything you have, or does it mean gaining everything you never had?” Has it ever happened to you that sometimes even before you’ve started reading, you already know you’re going […]

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Book Review: First Person Singular

“Loving someone is like having a mental illness that’s not covered by health insurance.”- Haruki Murakami Every time Murakami releases a new book, I literally cry with happiness and wait to grab my copy like […]

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Book Review: Good Indian Daughter

“Every culture has aspects worth celebrating just as they have qualities worth critiquing.”- Ruhi Lee. I have a special corner for writers of Indian origin. Since I don’t get to read their work so often […]

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Book Review: Tipping

Tipping is a well-suited and well-timed book for everyone. It subtly deals with the issues of today and leaves room for an open discussion towards the realities of life and the essential change that is […]