What I’m reading in May 2021: about immigration, colorism, and an Artificial Friend called Klara

In the past month I read almost 4 books - an interesting blend of stories about a family of Congo who immigrates in the USA, a dystopian story where children have Artificial Friends, about colorism and what it's like to be Black and pass as white. To many more months as prolific as this one in terms of learning about the world!

Dystopia – my favourite genre?! 10 dystopian books I read

Margaret Atwood said that dystopian stories are like a signpost saying "bad future ahead if you go this way" - I love this metaphor! And dystopia seems to be one of my favourite genres, based on my recent reads. Here are 10 dystopian books that I enjoyed reading, in a random-aesthetically-pleasing order 🙂

Ten books to read this fall (Top Ten Tuesday)

Inspired by Top Ten Tuesday, today I share with you a list of books to read this fall. All these books remind me of autumn - either I read them during autumn-ish days, or the mood of the book takes me to autumn land. If any of the books catch you attention, you can read … Continue reading Ten books to read this fall (Top Ten Tuesday)

What I’m reading in February 2020

Hello and welcome to my third WWW Wednesday! For those who are not familiar with WWW Wednesday, it is a post hosted by Sam@Taking on a World of Words, consisting of 3 questions about the past, current and future reads. So if you want to find out what I read in February, keen on reading 🙂 … Continue reading What I’m reading in February 2020

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro (book review) – humbleness, flashbacks, and a motoring trip

After reading "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro, a book that became one of my favourites, I knew I have to read more books by the same author. So I randomly picked up "The Remains of the Day" from a lovely bookstore in Cambridge ... and it did not disappoint!

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro (book review) – a dystopian story about fate and friendship

Let me start with this: "Never Let Me Go" is one of the best books I've ever read. Maybe this is why it was so difficult for me to write this review and find the right balance between showing my excitement and not spoiling your future reading experience. It's funny now when I think that I … Continue reading Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro (book review) – a dystopian story about fate and friendship