What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde

Some books surprise you more than you ever thought they would. For me, What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde was one of those books. I was really excited about reading it, as the blurb sounded really interesting. After I started reading, however, I got confused and a little irritated, I wasn’t so sure the book I was reading was the same book the blurb described. Continue reading “What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde”

#MeToo edited by Lori Perkins

Around this time last year The New York Times and The New Yorker published their investigations on the horrific accounts of sexual violence by film producer Harvey Weinstein. It opened up the conversation around sexual harassment and sexual assault not just in Hollywood and the film industry in general, but also in our society thanks to the #MeToo-movement. Continue reading “#MeToo edited by Lori Perkins”

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (Poirot #10)

Can you believe that I have just read my first Agatha Christie novel? Crazy, right? Agatha Christie had always been one of those writers that I have heard so much of and I do like reading mystery novels, but somehow I could never bring myself to reading her books. That is, until I saw the new editions by Harper Collins, they are so beautiful that I just had to buy a few of them. Continue reading “Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (Poirot #10)”

Brave Enough by Kati Gardner

The moment I saw the cover of Brave Enough, I fell in love with it. I mean, look at it, it is so pretty. Sometimes I see a cover, fall in love with it, read the synopsis and know that I won’t like the book. I know, that it’s not up my alley. Well, with Brave Enough it was not the case. Continue reading “Brave Enough by Kati Gardner”

Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

After finishing Dear Ijeawele –  A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, there were two thoughts on my mind. One – how good was this book. And two – how come I have only heard of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie a short while ago?  Continue reading “Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie”