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Review: Elmet by Fiona Mozley

April 15, 2018 Amalia 0

Fiona Mozley’s Elmet was nominated for the Man Booker in 2017 and this year it got longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. A book getting so much attention in the literary world is a must read for all book-lovers […]

exit west by mohsin hamid book review

Review: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

February 9, 2018 Amalia 0

The library copy of Exit West was finally available when I happened to swing by a couple of weeks ago, so I picked it up as I remembered that it was one of the shortlisted books for the Man Booker […]

5 Star Reads of 2017

January 2, 2018 Amalia 0

I am quite happy at the number of 5 star reads from my 2017 Goodreads shelf. I have in total 6, which is quite the number as I rarely give such a high rating to a book. A five-star rating […]

NonFiction November 2017 to be read list


November 1, 2017 Amalia 0

This year too I will be participating in #NonFictionNovember2017, a month of reading nonfiction books. Exciting, huh? I certainly feel motivated to read more nonfiction books and I’ve been accumulating some nonfiction books these past months just to be able […]

Quote and cover from Longbourn by Jo Baker

Review: Longbourn by Jo Baker

October 27, 2017 Amalia 0

Longbourn is basically a romance novel wrapped around Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice (P&P). The setting is that of Downton Abbey below the stairs. It is an easy read where you basically follow the lives of the servants at Longbourn, […]

“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 […]

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