Chemistry by ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Weike Wang ⁠⁠- Book Review

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Genre Fiction The Plot The unnamed narrator of the story is a PhD student in chemistry at a university in Boston. She hasn't completed her dissertation yet, and she is struggling, much to the frustration of her Chinese parents: if she doesn't get her PhD, she's no longer their daughter. Also, Her longtime boyfriend Eric… Continue reading Chemistry by ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Weike Wang ⁠⁠- Book Review

Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠- Book Review

Genre Fiction The Plot In a small back alley in Tokyo, a café had served coffee for more than one hundred years. Its longevity is not the only reason for its popularity. In fact, this coffee shop offers its customers the chance to travel back in time. They must sit in a particular seat, cannot… Continue reading Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠- Book Review

Beartown by Fredrik Backman⁠ ⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠- Book Review

Genre Literary Fiction The Plot ⁠Beartown is a small town deep in the forest. All the hopes and dreams of the community for a better future rest on the young shoulders of the junior ice hockey team, about to compete in the national semi-finals. This heavy burden is the catalyst of a violent act that… Continue reading Beartown by Fredrik Backman⁠ ⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠- Book Review

His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠- Book Review

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Genre Fiction The Plot ⁠Afi Tekple is a young seamstress who is offered a life-changing opportunity: a proposal of marriage from the wealthy family of Elikem Ganyo. She doesn’t him personally, but she knows that he lives and has a kid with another woman, whom his family disapproves of. Afi is supposed to win him… Continue reading His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠- Book Review

👩 Ariadne by Jennifer Saint ⁠

⁠🧵 Growing up in Crete as the daughter of King Minos, Ariadne knows too well how the gods can be unmerciful. When Theseus arrives in Crete as a sacrifice to the Minotaur, Ariadne falls in love with him and decides to help him kill the monster, going against his father's will. Will her betrayal be… Continue reading 👩 Ariadne by Jennifer Saint ⁠

🐯 The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga⁠

👨 Throughout seven nights, Balram Halwai tells us the story of how he came to be a success in life: from his childhood in the Darkness, to his experience as a driver for his village's wealthiest man, to owning his business. ⁠⁠❤️ I liked:⁠✍️ How the book is written. There is nowhere to hide, Balram… Continue reading 🐯 The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga⁠

Where the Crawdads Sing

Genre: Mystery Fiction - BildungsromanAuthor: Delia Owens Quick Look It’s like reading poetry: a rhythmical lullaby that makes the reader think he is on a boat moved by a gentle tide. The end will make you wonder: is it an happy ending or not? Score: 4/5 Good to know Synopsis Kya is just a girl… Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing