Cover of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and quote: 'We did that often, asking each other questions whose answers we already knew. Perhaps it was so that we would not ask the other questions, the ones whose answers we did not want to know.'

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

February 22, 2019 Amalia 0

Purple Hibiscus is the last book from Adichie’s back list novels I had left to read, and as I expected, I was not disappointed. There is something about Adichie’s writing that keeps me hooked and opens a floodgate of emotions. […]

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May 2017 Wrap-Up

June 6, 2017 Amalia 0

I have finished a total of 4 books in May. It is not that much but I have a fifth book which is absolutely huge (and the best book ever) which I finished in the beginning of June. That book […]

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February March 2017 Reading Wrap Up

April 9, 2017 Amalia 0

I read 6 books in February and March. My plan of reading a minimum of 5 books/month went down the drain after finishing Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas. I don’t know how others have it but after being […]

My favorite books of 2016

January 5, 2017 Amalia 0

If you have read my previous post you know that in 2016 I got slightly (trying to downplay it a little) carried away by YA. I read a lot of over-hyped but average books last year. I am disappointed but […]

Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses

September 25, 2016 Amalia 0

Instagram was teeming with ACOTAR references these past months and, even though I tried to resist I caved and finally read it. I was hesitant because I was more than once disappointed by YA books praised by many. Thankfully this […]