Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami: Book Review

An idiosyncratic and uninhibited narrative, Breasts and Eggs, is a book you haven’t had read before. It tells no story, but rather it’s a book of experiences, voices, an introspective on women's bodies- how it feels to own it, accepting and taking control of it with conviction. An exploration of affairs of single women, working-class … Continue reading Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami: Book Review

When Life Gives You Mangoes by Kereen Getten: Book Review

Clara behaves differently; something happened last summer, which is hard for her to recall, or I might say she refuses to. Even her best friend Gaynah ridicule her for not remembering what happened. But with the arrival of the new girl Rudy in their village, her friendships nurture, and so her equation with her uncle … Continue reading When Life Gives You Mangoes by Kereen Getten: Book Review

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

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