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

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

A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig | Book Review

A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig is the first book in the Christmas trilogy, which I will be reviewing and posting about on Instagram during this holiday season. The novel is, and I am one hundred percent honest, the true story of Father Christmas and how Christmas became the jolliest season of all. Beware, … Continue reading A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig | Book Review

Mourning and Melancholy in E.A. Poe’s The Raven | An Essay

Edgar Allen Poe’s poem The Raven is fraught with themes of the tortured soul, the deranged mind and representations of mourning and melancholy that are brought upon by the death of his beloved lady, becoming one of the greatest poems of the Dark Romanticism. In the 19th century Romanticism not only cantered its idea on … Continue reading Mourning and Melancholy in E.A. Poe’s The Raven | An Essay