“You have been taught that you are unclean, that you are not holy, that your body is impure and could never harbour the divine. You have been taught to despise everything you are and to long only to be a man. But you have been taught lies.” quote from The Power by Naomi Alderman

Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

October 21, 2017 Amalia 0

This book won the Baileys Women’s Prize for fiction in 2017. The other shortlisted books were: Stay With Meby Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ The Dark Circleby Linda Grant The Sport of Kingsby C.E. Morgan First Loveby Gwendoline Riley Do Not Say We Have Nothingby Madeleine Thien […]

quote and cover of stay with me by ayobami adebayo

Review: Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo

August 28, 2017 Amalia 0

‘Stay with Me’ is the only debut novel shortlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and that is the reason why I picked it up. It is a book a thoroughly enjoyed and if you are interested in […]

Quote and Cover of Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Review: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

August 20, 2017 Amalia 0

‘Now comes the darkening sky and a cold wind that passes right through you, as though you are not there, it passes through you as though it does not care whether you are alive or dead, for you will be […]

homegoing cover by yaa gyasi

Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

July 16, 2017 Amalia 0

Do you ever borrow books from the library (or buy books) because you recognize its cover? I tend to do that when I feel uninspired to read the books I own. I picked Homegoing up because of the cover and […]

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