Book Review: The Fork, The Witch and The Worm by Christopher Paolini

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A wanderer and a cursed child. Spells and magic. And dragons, of course. Welcome back to the world of Alagaësia. It’s been a year since Eragon departed Alagaësia in search of the perfect home to train a new generation of Dragon Riders. Now he is struggling with an endless sea of tasks: …

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Book Review: Roar by Cecilia Ahern

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Have you ever imagined a different life? Have you ever stood at a crossroads, undecided? Have you ever had a moment when you wanted to roar? The women in these startlingly original stories are all of us: the women who befriend us, the women who encourage us, the women who make us …

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e-ARC Review: The Mermaid’s Voice Returns in This One by Amanda Lovelace (Women are Some Kind of Magic #3)

Well, one of my new year's resolution was to read books outside my comfort zone. And hence this. I am not fond of contemporary poetry or free verse poetry, and from what I can think of, it's because of my need for long verses and flowery language. The Mermaid's Voice Returns in This One is …

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Ganga: The Constant Goddess by Anuja Chandramouli

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Believed to be the liquid manifestation of Shakti and the nurturer of the three worlds with her life-sustaining waters, Goddess Ganga is the epitome of beauty and purity, famous for her indomitable spirit and boundless charm. Renowned as a devoted daughter, a caring mother, a passionate lover, and a merciful savior, she …

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The Binding by Bridget Collins|Missing Memories or a Lifetime of Pain? What will you choose?

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Imagine you could erase grief. Imagine you could remove pain. Imagine you could hide the darkest, most horrifying secret. Forever. Young Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a strange letter arrives summoning him away from his family. He is to begin an apprenticeship as a Bookbinder—a vocation that arouses fear, …

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Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens|Calling all the Nature lovers|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has …

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Book Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi|A story that explores generations of tyranny and eventual survival but at a cost|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Two half-sisters, Effia and Esi, are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle. Unbeknownst to Effia, her sister, Esi, is imprisoned beneath her in the castle's dungeons, sold with thousands of others into …

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