Book Review: The Book of Daniel

Author: E.L. Doctorow Publisher: Modern Library Publishing Date: September 1983 Number of Pages: 303 pages Genre: Historical This is another book I came across by doing list challenges. Just like The Secret History by Donna Tartt, it has been listed in numerous list challenges as a must read book. Through an online second-hand bookseller, I … Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Daniel

Book Review: Holding Up The Universe

Author: Jennifer Niven Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Publishing Date: October 2016 Number of Pages: 392 pages Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Romance, Contemporary Fiction Holding Up The Universe is one of twenty books in My 2017 Top 20 Reading List  because of a positive review I read about it and from the posts of my friends on social media. These … Continue reading Book Review: Holding Up The Universe

Book Review: Shalimar The Clown

Author: Salman Rushdie Publisher: Vintage Publishing Date: 2006 Number of Pages: 649 pages Genre: Mystery, Historical Synopsis Los Angeles, 1991. Maximilian Ophuls is knifed to death on the doorstep of his illegitimate daughter India, slaughtered by his Kashmiri driver, a mysterious figure who calls himself Shalimar the Clown. The dead man is a World War II … Continue reading Book Review: Shalimar The Clown

Book Review: The Secret History

Author: Donna Tartt Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries Publishing Date: April 2004 Number of Pages: 559 pages Genre: Mystery, Inverted Detective Story, Literary Fiction Synopsis: Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum … Continue reading Book Review: The Secret History

Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star

Author: Nicola Yoon Publisher: Delacorte Press Publishing Date: 2016 Number of Pages: 344 pages Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary Fiction Synopsis: Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New … Continue reading Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star