Heir of Blood and Secrets by Linda Xia | Book Review

Linda Xia’s Heir of Blood and Secrets is a young adult mystery novel set in a rather dystopian world, one in which, as she clearly establishes from the first pages, the discrepancies between social classes and race are predominant. The book revolves around the story of Scylla, an heir having to prove herself when those … Continue reading Heir of Blood and Secrets by Linda Xia | Book Review

Incredible Adventures in the Jungle by Dinara Akbay | Book Review

Dinara Akbay gifted me her new adventure book, Incredible Adventures in the Jungle, in exchange for an honest review, for which I am beyond grateful. The story follows two boys who find themselves in a rather peculiar - yet not unknown - world where they need to rely on each other and those they are … Continue reading Incredible Adventures in the Jungle by Dinara Akbay | Book Review

Favourite Book of 2021: The Help by Kathryn Stockett | Book Review

The Help by Kathryn Stockett is by far the greatest book I read last year. In fact, I was so touched by it I decided to make it my dissertation’s topic, alongside Alice Walker’s The Color Purple, another favourite of mine. It is an unforgettable story told by three narrators, two of them with nearly … Continue reading Favourite Book of 2021: The Help by Kathryn Stockett | Book Review

The Ship of Cloud and Stars by Amy Raphael | Book Review

The Ship of Cloud and Stars is Amy Raphael’s new middle-grade novel that was published just a couple of days ago. An advance reader’s copy was sent to me by Orion Children's Books in exchange for an honest review, for which I am grateful. The novel follows the incredibly inspiring story of Nico Cloud, a … Continue reading The Ship of Cloud and Stars by Amy Raphael | Book Review

Sparrow by Brian Kindall | Book Review

I received an advanced reader copy of Brian Kindall’s Sparrow in exchange for an honest review from NetGalley and the publishers, for which I am grateful. Timothy Sperling, or Sparrow as one might come to know him, is one of Candela’s citizens. Left behind by his parents, who underwent a mission to prevent an environmental … Continue reading Sparrow by Brian Kindall | Book Review

Six books I loved reading in 2021

Happy New Year to everyone! I do hope all of you will find happiness, peace and comfort in this new year that, by some bizarre coincidence, is twenty twenty too. Without further ado, here are six books I loved reading last year, in no specific order, except I will leave my favourite book read last … Continue reading Six books I loved reading in 2021