Rating: 7/10 The title of this book gives you a little glimpse on just how unusual this story is going to be. The story begins with a Fakir, or in other words, an entertainer, a trickster, usually seen on Indian streets wearing close to nothing, playing the flute for a dancing snake or lying around … More The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe by Romain Puértolas
Rating: 7/10 “Here is what I would like for you to know: In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body—it is heritage.” Ta- Nehisi Coates Between the World and Me is a captivating and powerful series of letters written by reporter Ta-Nehisi Coates, describing in a harsh and raw manner the struggle of … More Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Rating: 6/10 This is one of those books that when you finish, you know will be a Hollywood movie one day. It’s not necessarily a good or bad thing but it’s one of those stories that would be better as a movie than as a book. The story is about Ada, a teenage girl who … More The Unseen World by Liz Moore
Rating: 8/10 On the 31st of July 2016, all the Harry Potter fans across the world came together for a journey back to the magical Wizarding World we all fell in love with 19 years ago. Most of us pulled all nighters because we simply could not put the book down while others had to … More Harry Potter & The Cursed Child
Rating: 7/10 Loyal Murakami readers know that when you open a Murakami novel you never know what to expect, the Wind Up Bird Chronicle is not an exception to this reputation. The story begins with a simple man, in a simple home with a very simple story but as the story progresses the plot becomes … More The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle By Haruki Murakami
Rating: 8/10 “Our Father, we have nothing to envy in the world. Our House is within the embrace of the Workers party. We are all brothers and sisters. Even if a sea of fire comes towards us, sweet children do not be afraid. Our Father is here. We have nothing to envy in this world.” … More Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick
Rating: 4/10 A story that includes bastards, massacres, Turkey’s complicated multicultural society and almost got the author thrown in jail, would in theory be extremely interesting to read. However, Elif Shafak’s, The Bastard of Istanbul, failed miserably in trying to convey all the ambitious messages the author was trying to shed a light on. Out … More The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak.