cover of American War by Omar El Akkad and quote: ‘What was safety, anyway, but the sound of a bomb falling on someone else's home?’

Review: American War by Omar El Akkad

August 29, 2018 Amalia 0

How can one accurately categorize a great debut novel like American War? One can call it many things, speculative science fiction, dystopian novel, character study, and literary fiction. The world described in this book feels real. It combines elements of […]

YA Series, Worth Reading? Covers of Scythe by Neal Shusterman, Red Rising by Pierce Brown and Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Young Adult Fantasy Series: Worth Reading?

July 27, 2018 Amalia 0

Since I started watching BookTube and picking up the hyped books I developed this love-hate relationship with young adult fantasy series. I love them as they are easy and fast reads. I picked them up every once in a while […]

book cover of black boy by richard wright and quote: 'At the age of twelve, [...,] I had a conception of life that no experience would ever erase, [...], a conviction that the meaning of living came only when one was struggling to wring a meaning out of meaningless suffering.'

Review: Black Boy by Richard Wright

July 6, 2018 Amalia 0

Black Boy is Richard Wrights memoir about his childhood in the Southern States (part1: Southern Night) and his young adulthood in Chicago (part2: The Horror and the Glory). It is an account of the poverty, horror, fear, and hatred of […]

Summer Reads Recommendations: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman, The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon and The Museum of You by Carys Bray

Summer Reads Recommendations

July 2, 2018 Amalia 0

Whether you’re enjoying the sun by lying on a beach, a pool, in your backyard or even your balcony…here are some awesome books to read during summer. The three books I’ll recommend are easy to read but although funny and […]

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