Category Archives: Literature

Half of a Yellow Sun- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 I was encouraged to read this book by a fellow blogger who I admire and whose literary judgement I trust to some degree. He had selfish reasons of course (He needed to talk to someone about it) and he proceeded … Continue reading

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A Thousand Splendid Suns- Khaled Hosseini

  A poignant story about two Afghan women with very different upbringing but whose path collided inevitably during the war years of first Afghanistan after the soviet departed and Al Qaeda. The book ended right at the Taliban reign.  Miriam … Continue reading

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The Kitchen House- Kathleen Grissom

I am not a fan of novels about slavery for the only reason that they always leave me in tears and more often than not I have to take a breather to continue. What Grissom had done in this book … Continue reading

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Fallen Angel, Tracy Chevalier

My first novel and first review of 2014 and I’m happy to report that this was a day of reading well spent.  This is my first book by the author though I have heard a Plethora of good things about … Continue reading

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FROM MY BOOKSHELF TO YOURS. 2013

The books I loved reading in 2013 not necessarily released this year, some are old classics.  These are in no specific order but I do say, the ones that are first are probably those that really stuck with me.  Is … Continue reading

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