Adventure, Historical fiction

The Poisoned Pilgrim (The Hangman’s Daughter #4)

This is the fourth installment of the series. I have reviewed the previous ones here:The Hangman’s Daughter #1, #2, #3 I am not exactly sure why I continue to pursue this series, it is extremely different from the other books that I have been trying out this past year. I am waiting to see how much… Continue reading The Poisoned Pilgrim (The Hangman’s Daughter #4)

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Adventure, Fantasy

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

Partway through this book, I felt a faint glimmer that I might have read it. It must have been in the pre Goodreads era because I have not rated it before. Even with that feel of recognition, I enjoyed the book. It was slightly odd initially, but then it takes off into a tangent to… Continue reading Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

Book Recommendations, Uncategorized

January 2018 Books vs Moods

I decided to change the title, because, it is a new year after all. It still continues in the format of Books vs Moods VI.( Do check it out and/or  My 2017’s long list! for the background information on how this list came to be) These are books which I happened to read this month, it has nothing… Continue reading January 2018 Books vs Moods

Historical fiction

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

There has been a recent increase in the WWII books that I have been getting my hands on. I thought that the emotions involved in the descriptions of those imprisoned within that life, would eventually turn repetitive. With this book, I have been proved wrong once again. I should not doubt a good author's capacity… Continue reading All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Children's fiction, Feel good

Books and Bricks: Rebuilding Manyano School by Sindiwe Magona

I received an advance copy of this book via NetGalley and enjoyed the short time it takes to read this book. It is an inspirational tale, one that both the young and the old can enjoy. The author has written this using her own experience in a similar situation, and the emotion shows. Despite not… Continue reading Books and Bricks: Rebuilding Manyano School by Sindiwe Magona