Absorbing, evocative, intriguing: After The Party by Cressida Connolly

That’s how I’d describe After The Party in 3 words. A historical novel at the times of WW2. The main character isPhyllis and it’s told from her perspective in different time periods. The book opens in 1979 as Phyllis gets out of prison. The opening page totally got me sucked in, and is representative of … More Absorbing, evocative, intriguing: After The Party by Cressida Connolly

One strong woman and her escape to freedom: In Order To Live

I first came across Yeonmi Park through this video, where she gave a speech in One Young World’s convention. It took me a long while to gather my courage to read her memoir, which is not for the faint hearted. But, then I said to myself, if she endured all that when she was only … More One strong woman and her escape to freedom: In Order To Live

Why didn’t I read this before??? Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

“Sometimes you need to scorch everything to the ground and start over. After the burning soil is richer, and new things can grow. People are like that, too. They start over. “ I remember this book was so popular last year, and every time I looked at Goodreads, I was put off by its blurb. … More Why didn’t I read this before??? Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng