Educated by Tara Westover

“The decisions I made after that moment were not the ones she would have made. They were the choices of a changed person, a new self. You could call this selfhood many things. Transformation. Metamorphosis. Falsity. Betrayal. I call it an education.”  Intro: Tara Westover was one of the seven siblings born to the parents who followed […]

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Newcomer by Keigo Higashino

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Keigo Higashino (born February 4, 1958) is the single bestselling, best-known novelist in Japan and around Asia, with numerous television and film adaptations of his work appearing in several languages. He’s the author of ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’, which was the finalist for the Edgar Award for best […]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Khaled Hosseini ( March 4, 1965) is an Afghan-born American novelist and physician. After graduating from college, he worked as a doctor in California, a predicament that he likened to “an arranged marriage. He has published three novels, most notably his 2003 debut The Kite Runner, all of which […]

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It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Colleen Hoover (born December 11, 1979) is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of eleven novels and five novellas. Hoover’s novels fall into the New Adult and Young Adult categories. Hoover published her first novel, Slammed, in January 2012. Since then, all of her full-length novels have become […]

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Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the author: Ted Chiang (born 1967) is an American science fiction writer. His work has won four Nebula awards, four Hugo awards, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and four Locus awards. His short story “Story of Your Life” was the basis of the film Arrival (2016). Publication […]

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Death Note (Volume 1-13) by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Authors: Tsugumi Ohba born in Tokyo, Japan is the pen name of a Japanese writer of manga, best known for authoring the ‘Death Note’ manga series with illustrator Takeshi Obata from 2003 to 2006, which has 30 million collected volumes in circulation. The duo’s second series Bakuman (2008–2012), was also […]

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The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

My Rating: ⭐⭐ About the Author: Aravind Adiga (23 October 1974) is an Indo-Australian writer and journalist. His articles have appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, the Sunday Times, the Financial Times, and the Times of India.  His debut novel, ‘The White Tiger’, won the 2008 Man Booker Prize. Publication Year: 2008 Review: ‘The White Tiger’ is […]

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