Diary of a Murderer Reviewed | 3.5/5 Bamboo Shoots

Diary of a Murderer by Young-Ha Kim Diary of a Murderer by Young-Ha Kim is a collection of short stories of dark undertones of sadness, regret, and death. This work was translated from Korean to English by Krys Lee. Synopsis: From Goodreads: It’s been twenty-five years since I last murdered someone, or has it been … Continue reading Diary of a Murderer Reviewed | 3.5/5 Bamboo Shoots

The Whale Rider Reviewed | 2.75/5 Wales

The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera is the story of a young girl in New Zealand who longs to make her grandfather proud. Ihimaera is a New Zealander and of Maori and Anglo-Saxon descent. Synopsis From Goodreads: Eight-year-old Kahu, a member of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, … Continue reading The Whale Rider Reviewed | 2.75/5 Wales

Home Fire Reviewed | 3.75/5 Cups of Tea

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie is a modern re-telling of the Greek tragedy, Antigone, and set against the backdrop of Islamaphobia and terrorism in Britain and Pakistan. Shamsie's novel has received numerous awards and nominations, including being longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Synopsis: From Goodreads: Isma is free. After … Continue reading Home Fire Reviewed | 3.75/5 Cups of Tea

The Man in the High Castle Reviewed | 2.5/5 Colt Revolvers

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick is a science-fiction, alternate history take on what would happen if Germany and its allies won WWII. The book won the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1963 and has been made into an Amazon … Continue reading The Man in the High Castle Reviewed | 2.5/5 Colt Revolvers

The Queen’s Shadow Reviewed | 3/5 Blasters

The Queen's Shadow by E. K. Johnston The Queen's Shadow by E.K. Johnston follows Padmé Amidala Naberrie after her reign is over as Queen of Naboo. The plot follows her through the beginning of her first term as a Naboo Senator. Synopsis: After her reign has ended as Queen, Padmé wonders what she'll do with … Continue reading The Queen’s Shadow Reviewed | 3/5 Blasters

Again, But Better | ARC Review

Again, But Better by Christine Riccio Time goes so much faster now that I'm not enjoying it.Shane Primaveri (😑) Again, But Better by Christine Riccio is a new adult novel about a young woman pushing herself to embrace new things and pursue her dreams. This is Riccio's first novel. Synopsis: Shane Primaveri travels to London … Continue reading Again, But Better | ARC Review