The Architect’s Apprentice By Elif Shafak
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Published – March 31st 2015
The Bastard of Istanbul was the first book I read that was written by Elif Shafak and I loved it. It was a complete page turner for me, I could totally relate to the characters in one way or the other. So I jumped into this book with high expectations.
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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Published – June 7th 2016
I picked up this book as part of my birthday book haul after hearing so any great reviews of this book from booktube, blogs I follow and bookstagram. After 2 days of buying this book I came across a read along on Instagram and instantly I thought that it was a sign. A sign to help me pick my next read. I love discussing books with others and that was one of the reasons why Continue reading “Book Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi”
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
Published – September 12th 2006
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a book set in Berlin 1942, and follows a 8 year old boy Bruno. It is a powerful story which outlines how war has changed Bruno’s life. I finish reading this book in a day and it is made its way into my all time favorite list very easily. The story highlights a very innocent friendship between Bruno (German) and Shmuel (Jew) and will leave you in tears. Continue reading “Book Review: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne”
Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
Published – April 1st 2008
This is one of the popular and well liked books by Jhumpa Lahiri. This is the second book I read of Jhumpa Lahiri. The Namesake was the first book I read and felt like it was an over hyped book. So, I started reading this book without reading any comments or reviews online as I wanted to just jump into it without any influence. Unaccustomed Earth is a collection of short stories where the central theme was to highlight the variation in experiences of Indians who moved to USA in their adulthood and of their next of kin who were bought up in USA.
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