The untold stories of Ethiopian women at war: The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste (book review)

A very intriguing and immersive story, The Shadow King will bring fear, goose bumps, pity and sadness, but also excitement and awe. This book surely joins my "must recommend to everyone" book list, as it is a masterpiece from so many perspectives!

The tales of Nordic gods, giants, elves and other beings: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (book review)

The Norse Mythology is a collections of stories of Nordic gods, giants, elves and other beings. According to the myths, all beings live in Nine Worlds that are centered around the tree Yggdrasil. With so many worlds and types of beings, you can only imagine there's a lot happening in Yggdrasil 🙂

Back to Gilead, the land of Handmaids and Aunts: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood (book review)

If you enjoyed The Handmaid's Tale, then The Testaments is definitely a must-read. And if you haven't read The Handmaid's Tale, maybe it is time to read both books and see for yourself how Atwood build a frightening world using puzzle pieces collected from the reality around us.

About race, roots, and celebrity humanitarianism: Swing Time by Zadie Smith (book review)

This year, the weird 2020, I started to consciously look for books written by black authors. After reading Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi and Girl, Women, Other by Bernardine Evaristo, I wanted to read a story by Zadie Smith. Swing Time was the book I found at the local English bookshop, Nautilus, so Swing Time was … Continue reading About race, roots, and celebrity humanitarianism: Swing Time by Zadie Smith (book review)

Fireside tales from the Queen of Mystery: Midwinter Murder by Agatha Christie (book review)

Reading Midwinter Murder was like transporting myself in a winter universe where all kind of mysterious happenings take place. And in this universe you have bits and pieces of the best of Agatha Christie.