Book Review: Colson Whitehead // The Underground Railroad

My rating: Reading this book felt like a bunch of disconnected train tracks. I had no idea what was going on and who the characters were. The writing was promising and the content so important but Colson Whitehead failed to make a coherent narrative in The Underground Railroad. The main protagonist is Cora, a young slaveContinue reading “Book Review: Colson Whitehead // The Underground Railroad”

Book Review: Christy Lefteri // The Beekeeper of Aleppo

My rating: Chrisy Lefteri’s¬†The Beekeeper of Aleppo is everywhere! And with the release of her latest book¬†Songbirds, I thought it was time to finally see what all the reviews were about. The novel predominantly follows Nuri and Afra, husband and wife, as they travel to England in an attempt to seek asylum. They were livingContinue reading “Book Review: Christy Lefteri // The Beekeeper of Aleppo”

Book Review: Delia Owens // Where the Crawdads Sing

My rating: I get scared to read bestselling and highly recommended books because my expectations are so high. But I went into Where the Crawdads Sing knowing nothing other than it made people cry. Owens didn’t make me cry, but this book is for sure one of my favourites of the year so far! The book followsContinue reading “Book Review: Delia Owens // Where the Crawdads Sing”