Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A dive into the cultural and political heritage of Nigeria, a striking realism emanating from the characters at all times, the depth of family bonds, this is what Purple Hibiscus is about in a nutshell. I had heard about this novel a few months ago on Anne Bogel's "What should I read next?" podcast but …

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Sally Rooney – Conversations with friends

Believing that this is a debut novel is almost impossible. This book was recommended to me by one of the bookish podcasts I usually listen to and I couldn't be happier to have read it. Sally Rooney's writing style instantly uncovers her undoubtable talent at combining beautifully crafted metaphors with the simplicity of adequate, necessary …

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Little fires everywhere – Celeste Ng

The best page-turner of the year! I remember seeing this book in every bookshop as a bestseller and my attention was immediately caught by the mysterious title and seemingly intriguing cover. The story unfolds in the family-friendly small city of Shaker Heights where artist Mia Warren and her daughter Pearl just settled in their new …

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