Drama, Historical Fiction

The Uninvited by Cat Winters

I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned this but I absolutely love novels about ghosts and psychics. I don’t know if I hold much stock in them but I find the supernatural to be fascinating. I’m always looking for something that will give me goosebumps and I always approach novels about ghosts and the like with enthusiasm. And that’s how…

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Drama, Family, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal

*EDITED: My friend had told me about this book and for some reason she had mentioned that it was on Oprah’s book list. However, she was mistaken in the fact. Nevertheless, I usually avoid books on that list. Not because they are bad or anything but rather because I find that they all have the same general theme on racism…

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Drama, Dystopian, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Half a Crown by Jo Walton

This is the final book in the trilogy and I must admit that I have thoroughly enjoyed the journey of “the world that could have been”. Carmichael is now the head of the Watch, an elite organization meant to ensure that the Prime Minister’s bidding is done. However, Carmichael has plans of his own. Unbeknownst to others, the Watch has…

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Drama, Family, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

The Dinner by Herman Koch

I really need to move on to a new genre of books! I promise that the next book review I write will not be about anything dark or disturbing. Paul Lohman and his wife Claire are meeting Paul’s brother, Serge, and his wife Babette at a restaurant. Although all pretenses make it seem like this is simply a friendly dinner…

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Drama, Fiction

The Guide by R.K. Narayan

For the first time in my life, my father recommended a book to me. My father was actually quite a reader when he was younger but somehow, he gave up on it when he got married. I’ve always recommended books to him or given him some of mine to read but he always refused. So I was surprised when he…

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