A sweet novella about falling back in love when you forget why you fell in love in the first place.
An absolute delight to read, it will make even the most lukewarm naturists fall in love with the beauty and intelligence of trees.
The Unexpected Love Objects of Dunya Noor is the love story to Syria and her people, to her complex and rich history, her poignant present, and her hopeful future.
Confusing and meandering, I couldn't get into it, unfortunately.
I love how the couple grows--of course, it's all cliche, he being a reserved, brooding man, and she a friendly, bubbly woman. But there's something about the two of them together that had me reading the book all day long. And of course, there's drama. And the drama really spiced things up a bit.
#blacklivesmatter and one of the best ways to respect and uphold that is to learn. Learn from books written by POC for non-POC. Read books on the black experience, on white privilege, on immigrant perspectives. Read. Read and learn all you can, of experiences different from your own. Here is a list of books written by POC, both fiction and nonfiction. I'll be going through these the rest of 2020. Also included are movies that highlight racism and POC.
Chemistry is one of those books that come wrapped in a wry, quirky package, but underneath it all is a story deep and, oddly, poignant. A great read for anyone, not just doctoral students or women, but I think those groups will find it hits home a little harder.
Sadie wasn't the most original book, the mystery of the killer wasn't the most profound, and the characters are forgettable. Still, if you want a quicker, generic mystery, this is a good enough read.
The Morning they Came for Us is one of those books you don't read, but experience. If you're human, you will feel, and you will feel deeply. I recommend setting aside time to both read and take breaks to reflect while reading, especially with the descriptions of torture and violence.
What makes a $100k author?