The God of Small Things was an unforgettable read

Arundhati expressed a very uncanny ability to describe disgusting, irritating and natural happenings with ease. The reader will feel, smell and almost taste what is being described. It’s such a beautiful experience to have just from reading a book. The author embraces the little details with aplomb she engages words that create pictures so vividly that smack you right in the imagination … More The God of Small Things was an unforgettable read

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Through Chimamanda Adichie I saw a side of the rising sun

I shivered, cried, stared into blank space, laughed out loud, closed my eyes in embarrassment, thought hard about life, wrote interesting pieces just because of Chimamanda Adichie’s Half Of A Yellow Sun. I had read another book by her, The Thing Around Your Neck which my lovely sister, Kemi reviewed here but I did not expect what … More Through Chimamanda Adichie I saw a side of the rising sun

I READ SAVING GRACE AND I LOVED IT

I came across the use of Hobson’s choice a phrase I learnt about three years ago and I realized I have never used it in a conversation. It made me wonder if I really remember the things I learn in adulthood (enough to utilize it) or I just bask in the faux knowledge that I am getting wiser with age. It was a bit of a reflective moment for me when I came across that phrase again. … More I READ SAVING GRACE AND I LOVED IT

VANISHING ACTS BY JODI PICOULT

The beauty of the story is the way the author uses alternating voices in her narration so every main character has a voice. Delia’s father Andrew is an interesting character, very flawed but consistent in his love for his daughter. The ending was quite predictable with Andrew getting acquitted and Delia leaving Eric but at the end of the book (which I didn’t race through the way I did her other books) I was satisfied with the outcome. … More VANISHING ACTS BY JODI PICOULT