Review: (Just) Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane

5/5☕ | I love when I read books that forcefully put things into perspective and those that make me want to live my life to the fullest again. Last Night is one such book.

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Review: Strange Weather in Tokyo by Hiromi Kawakami

4/5 ☕ | When you’re used to reading fast-paced books with big characters and bigger endings, reading a quiet book like this would feel like a shock to the system. For me, reading Strange Weather in Tokyo has been a welcome change – a sudden stop: to breathe and slow down.

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Review: What To Do When I’m Gone by Suzy Hopkins and Hallie Bateman

4/5 ☕ | It has taken me years to read this book without choking up. And though I still feel that unmistakable emotion bubbling up, it’s now faint enough for me to actually finish this book without feeling bad about life. If there’s anything I regret, it’s that I should’ve let myself read this sooner.

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READING DIARY: 10 Thoughts I Had While Reading Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar

These musings are way personal than I was expecting. This is how I usually write in my journal – things that are mostly disjointed it’s hard to fashion them into a decent and coherent review. I was honestly debating whether I should post this or not here but I figured, for the sake of documenting it, I can give it a shot.

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Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Seldom do I enjoy reading memoirs but there was something special in how Michelle was able to transform her journey into something relatable on so many levels. In a way, it’s a brilliant coming-of-age story that should be read by anyone, especially young women who are trying to find their place in this world.

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Double Review: Evil Eye + Cut and Run

I am currently discovering this whole new world of audio books and with the Audible membership that I started maintaining ever since end of last year, I’ve been finding awesome reads here and there. So here are quick reviews of two of the best audio books that I’ve had the pleasure of listening: ‘Evil Eye’ and ‘Cut and Run’.

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Review: The Secret History by Donna Tartt

The intrigue and suspense hanged heavy in the narrative, the atmosphere almost consistently ominous. There’s something about reading The Secret History that automatically transports you into Vermont, in it’s autumn glow, as if you as well is in on the group’s secret. If you are looking for a light read, this ain’t it.

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