A fantastical story collection: Kingdoms Of Elfin

Hello friends! Another review day for a fantasy gem I haven’t seen many people talking about.  Kingdoms of Elfin is published by Handheld Press, founded by Kate Macdonald. It’s one of the green publishers out there with recyclable and renewable packaging.  From time to time, I like discovering small publishers and books that surprise me … More A fantastical story collection: Kingdoms Of Elfin

Another Elif Shafak hit: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds In This Strange World

Hi Friends! I hope you’re having a wonderful week. Today it’s another review, for an absolutely gorgeous book, inside out. Let’s be clear from the beginning, this book was a big 5 star read for me. I loved every minute of it. It was one of my anticipated books of the year, because I’ve read … More Another Elif Shafak hit: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds In This Strange World

12 Stories of Chinese millennials: Home Remedies

Hi Friends, happy Monday! Today another review for this very accomplished debut, which is a short story collection. Home Remedies consists of 12 stories that are centered around the Chinese millennial experiences of immigration, identity, family and romance. They are organised into sections of ‘Family’, ‘Love‘, and ‘Time and Space’. In my opinion, the best part … More 12 Stories of Chinese millennials: Home Remedies

A journey in the depths of the ocean & human mind: Dark Water

“In every life, I now believe, there is one event that is the well-spring of the fundamental agony and decision in us. It lies beneath the sunlit layers of the present moment, throwing its shade across the foundations of our being, forming the self to come. If grasped and brought to the surface, it can … More A journey in the depths of the ocean & human mind: Dark Water