Book review: A Girl Like That

A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena From Goodreads Sixteen-year-old Zarin Wadia is many things: a bright and vivacious student, an orphan, a risk taker. She’s also the kind of girl that parents warn their kids to stay away from: a troublemaker whose many romances are the subject of endless gossip at school.  You don't want … Continue reading Book review: A Girl Like That

Book review: Night Film

Night Film by Marisha Pessl On a damp October night, 24-year-old Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Though her death is ruled a suicide, veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding Ashley's life and death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of … Continue reading Book review: Night Film

Book review: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See From Goodreads In their remote mountain village, Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. For the Akha people, ensconced in ritual and routine, life goes on as it has for generations—until a stranger appears at the village gate … Continue reading Book review: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Book review: The Seven (and 1/2) Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

(Before we get to the review, I just wanted to say (again) that my comments are 100% being labelled as spam, so please check your spam folders!) The Seven (& 1/2) Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton ★★★★☆ 3.5 stars, rounded to 4 I’m not going to put the official Goodreads blurb because I … Continue reading Book review: The Seven (and 1/2) Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle