Book Review: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

Title: Once Upon a RiverAuthor: Diane SetterfieldPublisher: Atria/Emily Bestler BooksPage Count: 464Publication Date: 2018Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Magic Realism, Mystery, Adult FictionGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.95)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place. The regulars are telling stories to while … Continue reading Book Review: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

Book Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Title: The Midnight LibraryAuthor: Matt HaigPublisher: VikingPage Count: 304Publication Date: 2020Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Magic Realism, Science Fiction, Mental Health, ContemporaryGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.2)My Rating: ★★★★☆(4.0) Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. … Continue reading Book Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Book Review: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Title: FreshwaterAuthor: Akwaeke EmeziPublisher: Grove PressPage Count: 229Publication Date: 2018Category/Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Cultural, Africa, LGBT, Magic Realism, Mental Health, Fantasy, NigeriaGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.02)My Rating: ★★★★☆(4) An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a … Continue reading Book Review: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi