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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Summary Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them—in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul—they come to form a bond that […]

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Exit West by Moshin Hamid

synopsis  In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair and are soon cloistered in a premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city. When it explodes, turning familiar streets into a patchwork of checkpoints and […]

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small great things by Jodi Picoult book review

synopsis Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years’ experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she’s been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don’t want Ruth, who […]

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Book review of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Synopsis “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” So begins Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen’s witty comedy of manners—one of the most popular novels of all time—that features splendidly civilized sparring between the proud Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced […]

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failed 2016 book challenge

So I joined millions of people on goodreads.com to embark on this 2016 book challenge. My goal was 50 books, but I didn’t even do half. I read 17 books. Below are my top 3: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn– I wrote a book review on it HERE Why not me? by Mindy Kaling – […]

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Book review: Windfallen by Jojo Moyes

Within the last 2 years, I have become a huge fan of Jojo Moyes work. I’ve read over 6 books by her but most were of her recent work, so I as I was searching for a new book to read, I read some reviews and decided to choose one of her earliest work. Windfallen […]

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