A Burning ~ Megha Majumdar

Rating: 3/5 I'm not sure if it was the multiple perspectives that didn't feel all that distinctive to me, or the jumping through time in non-linear fashion, or just the characters that didn't quite interest me, nor their storyline, but something about this book was a miss for me. It's a rather political novel, about … Continue reading A Burning ~ Megha Majumdar

Friends and Strangers ~ J. Courtney Sullivan

Rating: 3/5 The major downside to this book, and the reason I don't feel it's performing as well as it might have, is timing. Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid was also published this year, and what Friends and Strangers was trying to do, which was reveal the uncomfortable lack of boundaries a young … Continue reading Friends and Strangers ~ J. Courtney Sullivan

September Showcase : Purple Hibiscus ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

Purple Hibiscus was hands down my favorite read this month, despite having read a great number of good books in September. Really, the characters were just so enthralling and I found myself caught up in worry for them. I continued to root for them, through thick and thin. Their character development was beyond real. What … Continue reading September Showcase : Purple Hibiscus ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche