List of Book Reviews




A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America – T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong

The Age of Magic – Ben Okri

American Like Me: Reflections on life between cultures – Ed. America Ferrera

Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Anxiety: The Missing Stage of Grief – Claire Bidwell-Smith

Are We All Lemmings and Snowflakes? – Holly Bourne

Ask Me About My Uterus – Abby Norman


Be the Change – Gina Martin

Becoming – Michelle Obama

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End – Atul Gawande

The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

Bless Me, Ultima – Rudolfo Anaya

The Book of Life – Deborah Harkness

Born A Crime: Stories from a South African childhood – Trevor Noah

Bossypants – Tina Fey

The Boys Who Woke Up Early – A.D. Hopkins

Britt-Marie Was Here – Fredrik Backman


The Cactus – Sarah Haywood

Capital – John Lanchester

Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut

The Courage to Be Disliked: How to free yourself, change your life and achieve real happiness – Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga

Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata

Conversations With Friends – Sally Rooney

The Crofter and the Laird – John McPhee


A Discovery of Witches – Deborah Harkness

Do No Harm – Henry Marsh

Don’t Touch My Hair – Emma Dabiri

Dracul – Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker

The Drum that Beats Within Us – Mike Bond


The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery

The Embalmer – Anne-Renee Caille

The Enigma of Arrival – V.S. Naipaul


The F Word: A Personal Exploration of Modern Female Friendship – Lily Pebbles

Fat – Raymond Carver

The Final Days of Magic – J.D. Horn

Flight Behaviour – Barbara Kingsolver

Frankenstein in Baghdad – Ahmed Saadawi

Fruit of a Poisoned Tree – Antony Altbeker


God Help The Child – Toni Morrison

The Golem and the Djinni – Helen Wecker

The Gospel of Loki – Joanna M. Harris

The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

The Great Alone – Kristin Hannah


The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

Happy Fat: Taking Up Space in a World that wants to Shrink You – Sofie Hagen

The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas

Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi

Hope: A Tragedy – Shalom Auslander

How We Remember – J.M. Monaco

Human Acts – Han Kang

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared – Jonas Jonasson

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body – Roxane Gay


Idaho – Emily Ruskovich

I’ll Be Gone In the Dark – Michelle McNamara

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot

The Invention of Wings – Sue Monk Kidd

Is There Still Sex in the City? – Candace Bushnell


Jasmine – Bharati Mukerjee


Karamo: My story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope – Karamo Brown

Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety – Ann Y. K. Choi

Killing It: An Education – Camas Davis


The Land Before Avocado – Richard Glover

The Lie Tree – Frances Hardinge

Life After Life – Kate Atkinson

Look Who’s Back – Timur Vermes

The Lonely City: Adventures in the art of being alone – Olivia Laing

The Lonely Londoners – Sam Selvon


Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother’s Will to Survive – Stephanie Land

The Mermaid’s Voice Returns In This One – amanda lovelace

Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides

Milk and Honey – Rupi Kaur

Mindfulness and Its Discontents – David Forbes

Mr Clive and Mr Page – Neil Bartlett

My Animals and Other Family – Clare Balding

My Squirrel Days – Ellie Kemper 

My Year of Rest and Relaxation – Ottessa Moshfegh


Naturally Tan – Tan France

Neon Pilgrim – Lisa Dempster

The Night Watch – Sergei Lukyanenko

Nocturnes – Kazuo Ishiguro


On The Come Up – Angie Thomas


Pet Sematary – Stephen King

Pride and Prejudice and Passports – Corrie Garrett

Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


Queenie – Candice Carty-Williams


The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion

Running with Scissors – Augusten Burroughs


Serious Money – Caryl Churchill

Shadow of Night – Deborah Harkness

Silas Marner – George Eliot

Sleeping Beauties – Stephen King and Owen King

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: And Other Lessons From the Crematory – Caitlin Doughty

So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijeoma Oluo

Someday, Someday, Maybe – Lauren Graham

Spinster – Kate Bolick

Stones Against The Mirror – Hugh Lewin


Takedown Twenty – Janet Evanovich

Tiny Hot Dogs: A Memoir in Small Bites – Mary Giuliani

This Is Going To Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor – Adam Kay

This Will Only Hurt A Little – Busy Philipps

Tomorrow Will Be Different – Sarah McBride

Top Secret Twenty-one – Janet Evanovich

Travels With Charley – John Steinbeck

Tricky Twenty-Two – Janet Evanovich

The Two Hearts of Eliza Bloom – Beth Miller


Unique in America – Yanique Beliard-Michel

Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies, and Revolution – Laurie Penny

The Unwinding of the Miracle – Julie Yip-Williams


The Vegetarian – Han Kang

Vinegar Girl – Anne Tyler

The Virgin Suicides – Jeffrey Eugenides

Vixen – Rosie Garland


The Way We Live Now – Anthony Trollope

When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

When All Is Said – Anne Griffin

When Mr Dog Bites – Brian Conaghan

Why I Am No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail – Cheryl Strayed

The Witches of New York – Ami McKay

Without You, There Is No Us – Suki Kim

The Wrong End of the Table: A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying to Fit In – Ayser Salman



The Year of Magical Thinking – Joan Didion

Yes Please – Amy Poehler

Your Heart Is the Sea – Nikita Gill 




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