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

July 2020 Reading Challenge: Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

Title:  Reasons to Stay AliveAuthor: Matt HaigPublisher: Penguin BooksPage Count: 272Publication Date: 2016Category/Genre: Non Fiction, Science, Mental Health, Health, Pyschology, Memoir, Autobiography, Self HelpGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.16)My Rating: ★★★★☆(4) Matt Haig’s accessible and life-affirming memoir of his struggle with depression, and how his triumph over the illness taught him to live. Like nearly one … Continue reading July 2020 Reading Challenge: Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

May BookClub: Suicide Club by Rachel Heng

Title:  Suicide Club Author: Rachel Heng Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Page Count: 339 Publication Date: 2018 Category/Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Adult Fiction. Dystopia Good Reads Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.32) In this debut set in near future NYC—where lives last 300 years and the pursuit of immortality is all-consuming—Lea must choose between her estranged father and her chance to … Continue reading May BookClub: Suicide Club by Rachel Heng