Mexican Gothic is a Gothic horror with the makings of a spine-chilling thriller. Read my review to find out what I think about it.
Dear Readers, I have wanted to start a blog since sometime now. And at last I let my wish come true. I know it is a huge challenge and it takes a lot of commitment but I guess I know what I am up for. But looking back at this blog I will be transported… Continue reading The Beginning of a Beautiful Journey
★★★★★ Genre: Historical Fiction, LGBT, Romance, Race Number of pages: 400 Publisher: G P Putnam Sons Published on:January 2021 Brace yourself for the most soul-stirring, unsettling love story you will come across. Yes, this is a work of historical fiction - chronicling a slice of the early 1800s, concerning the maltreatment of black slaves in… Continue reading The Prophets – Robert Jones Jr.
Scary, as well as heart-breaking.
★★★★★ Daniel Price felt his life is perfect. A doting wife, a lovely daughter, a book which made it into the Bestsellers List and proud to-be owners of a house on the lake called the Nightingale House. Just when life couldn't get any better, they promptly meet with an accident, leading to his wife's death.… Continue reading Nightingale House – Steve Frech
★★★★ The Crown of Croswald If you are tired of re-reading the Harry Potter series and are looking for a new perspective on a magical world, this is the book for you! Ivy Lovely's world changed when her days of being a scaldrony maid became numbered, and her dream of studying to be a screvinist… Continue reading The Crowns of Croswald – D. E. Night
★★★★★ Agnes Bain. She is on the road to destruction. Beautiful and charismatic, albeit lost, as everyone seems to be leaving her. Her second husband, Shug, is a womanizer and has left her for the next best thing. Alcoholism is her vice, to the point where she forgets to feed her three children. But making… Continue reading Shuggie Bain – Douglas Stuart
★★★★★ Anaesthesia-induced amnesia. Yes, it is a thing! After a car accident, followed by an emergency gall-bladder surgery, Diana's amnesia is localized between two points in time and she remembers everything before that. With a healing collar bone and under the watchful eyes of her mother-in-law, who lives next door, she tries to grasp at… Continue reading After All I’Ve Done – Mina Hardy
“𝓨𝓸𝓾 𝓶𝓾𝓼𝓽 𝓫𝓮 𝓬𝓪𝓻𝓮𝓯𝓾𝓵 𝔀𝓱𝓸 𝔂𝓸𝓾 𝓼𝓾𝓻𝓻𝓸𝓾𝓷𝓭 𝔂𝓸𝓾𝓻𝓼𝓮𝓵𝓯 𝔀𝓲𝓽𝓱 𝓫𝓮𝓬𝓪𝓾𝓼𝓮 𝔀𝓱𝓮𝓻𝓮 𝔂𝓸𝓾 𝓪𝓻𝓮 𝓬𝓪𝓷 𝓭𝓮𝓽𝓮𝓻𝓶𝓲𝓷𝓮 𝔀𝓱𝓸 𝔂𝓸𝓾 𝓪𝓻𝓮." Apartheid was a system of control with laws meant to keep black people from rising against white rule. One of the laws stated that the intermingling of different races is a crime. Born to a black Xhosa… Continue reading Trevor Noah – Born a Crime
March Wrap Up A month of social distancing, solitude, family time, retrospection and mindfulness has culminated in plenty of time on my hands for reading. It has been hard to concentrate, what with the constant diversion of devastating world news and falling economy, but I have completed 9 books. In a way, books have been… Continue reading MARCH WRAP-UP
Book: Paris Never Leaves YouAuthor: Ellen FeldmanDate to be published: June 2020Number of pages: 368 After braving the dredges of WW2, Charlotte has to make haste to leave the confines of her country and gain asylum as a Jewish migrant. Inundated with a volley of memories of Paris, and being looked down upon as a… Continue reading Paris Never Leaves You – Ellen Feldman