Have you ever been excited to read a book for a long time, but when you finally get it, you're not? I found The Giver of Stars in January when I was looking for a book that takes place outside. This was probably one of my most anticipated reads because I've heard so much about Jojo Moyes. But when I got it, I was like, a book set in Depression Era America that takes place in Kentucky, why did I pick this? Most likely because it's about friendship, adventure, and romance, but I was skeptical about whether I would end up enjoying it. Luckily, I did!
Half of a Yellow Sun is an incredible book that will teach you a lesson about history and humanity. This book was long, but all of the days I spent reading it were worth it. Book: Half of a Yellow Sun (paperback) | Genre: historical fiction, African literature | Page count: 543 | Published: Sept… Continue reading Book Review: Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Book: A Thousand Ships (paperback) | Genre: historical fiction, retellings, mythology | Page count: 348 | Published: May 14th 2020 Blurb This is the women’s war, just as much as it is the men’s. They have waited long enough for their turn . . . This was never the story of one woman, or two.… Continue reading Book Review: A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes
I hope everyone has been having a lovely May! Today, I bring you my reading list for Gemini season, which runs from May 21st to June 20th. In true Gemini fashion, I'm covering a little bit of everything, contemporary, mystery, mythology/retelling, romance, historical fiction and non-fiction. Where’d You Go, Bernadette Bernadette Fox has vanished. When… Continue reading Gemini Season TBR
Happy Tuesday everyone! Top 5 Tuesday was created by The Bionic Bookworm and is now hosted by Meeghan Reads. The topic for this week is top 5 authors I want to try. *Cue Grammys by Drake* 🎶 Top five, no debatin' / Top five, top five, top five 🎶 Natalie Haynes I have a feeling… Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – Authors I want to try