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Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

My rating: 5 / 5 🌟 About the book:Lale Sokolov was born in Slovakia, and when the Germans requested volunteers over the age of eighteen to work, Lale found himself at Birkenau concentration camp in Poland, believing that by doing so he would be saving his family. Thus begins his three years in Auschwitz and… Continue reading Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

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Summer Book Reviews!

Who doesn't love a good, easy summer beach read, especially when it features such a gorgeous cover? 😁 I'm already getting into the summery spirit by reading more than a few beach reads, and have zero regrets! These are two of my favourites so far, though I'm sure I'll come across more over the next… Continue reading Summer Book Reviews!

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Book Review: Born A Crime

My rating:5 / 5 ⭐️ About the book: Trevor Noah grew up as a coloured boy in South Africa during a time when having mixed parents was illegal. Growing up with a Swiss father and a Xhosa mother during apartheid meant risking imprisonment daily, and as such he mostly saw the inside of his home… Continue reading Book Review: Born A Crime

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Book Review: The Great Alone

My Rating: 5 / 5 🌟 About the book: It is 1974 and Ernt Allbright, a former POW in the Vietnam War is a different man. Suffering from nightmares and fits of anger that causes him lose a succession of jobs, he decides to move his young wife and daughter north, into the wilds of… Continue reading Book Review: The Great Alone

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Book Review: Educated by Tara Westover

Note: All opinions stated are my own. I’ve been seeing this book a lot on Goodreads and iBooks, so when I noticed it was on special offer, I couldn’t resist downloading it to my iPad. Memoirs are always an interesting read, though that adjective is not nearly adequate enough to describe Educated. My rating:5/5 ⭐️… Continue reading Book Review: Educated by Tara Westover

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Book Review: Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

Browsing on iBooks, hoping for a cheap deal on a travelesque kind of book, I randomly came across Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows. It was on offer for a mere 99pence, and was recommended by the Reese Witherspoon book club. The title alone was enough to intrigue me and pretty soon I was elbow deep… Continue reading Book Review: Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

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Book Review: Catfish and Mandala

My eyes were blurry and sore as tears fogged them and I desperately tried to hold them in. All around me were people from all around the world, moving forwards, following the arrows around the rooms, all of us lost in our own thoughts. I found that morning tough. I learnt countless things about the… Continue reading Book Review: Catfish and Mandala