Not for me: The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez Book Review

Not for me: The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez Book Review

I read The Friend Zone because I thought that it would be light-hearted chick-lit where the maid of honor and bestman hooks up. I was wrong... and I was really disappointed. However, I wasn't disappointed because it wasn't lighthearted. This book was just not for me as it was full of tropes and stuff that [...]

Powerless to Hopeful: The Map of Salt and Stars Book Review by Zeyn Joukhadar

Powerless to Hopeful: The Map of Salt and Stars Book Review by Zeyn Joukhadar

Synopsis It is the summer of 2011, and Nour has just lost her father to cancer. Her mother, a cartographer who creates unusual, hand-painted maps, decides to move Nour and her sisters from New York City back to Syria to be closer to their family. But the country Nour’s mother once knew is changing, and [...]

Book Review: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Book Review: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

There are books that will make you cry and there are books that will make you laugh. And then there are books where you want the characters to pop off in real life and be friends with. And then there are books like A Gentleman in Moscow where you become so immersed in the book you will disappear from wherever you are sitting and be transported to the world inside the pages.

Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

I only read this book for the prompt "book about a book club" for the 2020 Popsugar Reading Challenge and I am thanking my past self right now. This book is definitely different for me as it filled me with warmth and hope.