Three-Fifths by John Vercher: Book Review

Three-Fifths is an engaging thriller with sophisticated characters, well blended with general fiction, crime, and present time issues. It explores identity, racism, and class stereotypes. It’ll make one ponder on the effect of racism on families, and the appearance of identities. Bobby, a twenty-two-year-old biracial man, is hiding his identity since his childhood, for the … Continue reading Three-Fifths by John Vercher: Book Review

I Know Your Secret by Ruth Heald: Book Review

Gosh, what a wonderful thriller it was. I realized I haven’t read a single thriller this year. In pursuance of reading all the kinds of books, I missed out on this genre. I Know Your Secret is an amazing psychological thriller told from two women, viewpoints- Beth and Danielle. The book follows both narratives, switching … Continue reading I Know Your Secret by Ruth Heald: Book Review

The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling Woods by Samuel J. Halpin: Book Review

The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling Woods is a story of Poppy, Erasmus, and their sleepy town called Suds. It’s a gripping tale of disappearing children, mysterious twisting woods, unusual incidents, and creepy Peggs living in the woods. Poppy has moved to her grandmother’s place for a few days while her father is away. She befriends … Continue reading The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling Woods by Samuel J. Halpin: Book Review

Hijab by Guruprasad Kaginele: Book Review

Kaginele’s book is a powerful narrative exploring identity, immigration, cultures, and nationalities. It was first published in Kannada in 2017 and was awarded Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award 2017. It’s a book impelling you to look at the migration issues and their racial truth through the view of a doctor; the state of the medical profession … Continue reading Hijab by Guruprasad Kaginele: Book Review