Before The Coffee Gets Cold (Toshikazu Kawaguchi) Review

Before The Coffee Gets Cold (Toshikazu Kawaguchi) Review

I bought the novel from the Better Read Than Dead bookshop in Newtown. Before The Coffee Gets Cold seemed an interesting title for a novel about time travel – and because I’m working on a science fictional novel featuring time travel, I was intrigued. I do...
Beirut Blast

Beirut Blast

There really are no words to describe what people felt witnessing the explosion that occurred in Beirut last week. Corruption? Devastation? Heartbreak? Annihilation? Even words like these don’t seem to suffice. But I do think that what we have witnessed in terms...
Mexican Gothic (Silvia Moreno-Garcia) Review

Mexican Gothic (Silvia Moreno-Garcia) Review

*THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS* How I came by Mexican Gothic I saw this book on a couple of bookstagram accounts that I admire and took note. It did not disappoint! Readability The book flows very well. It’s an easy read. I would say it was pleasant too, even...
A Short Reflection on Judgement

A Short Reflection on Judgement

Reflection must be my favourite pastime because I seem to be doing a lot of it. But, I don’t think I’m the only one thinking and rethinking these days. This year has been quite a bit to take in – especially the last few weeks. We’ve all been...
Girl, Woman, Other (Bernadine Evaristo) Review

Girl, Woman, Other (Bernadine Evaristo) Review

How I came by Girl, Woman, Other I’d seen it a couple of times at the bookstore (to be totally honest I was intrigued by the cover). After eyeing it for a while, I finally picked it up and decided to buy it after discovering it won the Booker Prize in 2019 and...