Print Length: 400 pages Format: Paperback Publisher: Hot Key Books
Emoni Santiago is a teenage mother to a beautiful baby girl named Emma and granddaughter to an amazing ‘buela. Belonging to Black Hispanic ethnicity — from Puerto Rico living in Philly aka Philadelphia, Emoni aspires to be a professional chef. But how does she make her dreams come true?
As I finally breathe after my mini victory of ranking first on Amethyst Level in Spanish lessons on Duolingo, I wonder how much has changed since I last wrote a tete-a-tete letter to vent out my feelings of anxiety. But with this “new normal” (I know you are tired of it already), I wonder how others are taking it on with so many changes forced upon us due to the pandemic.
Print Length: 296 pages Format: Paperback Publisher: Penguin UK
I am so excited! In today’s post, I have pestered my best friend to send in his thoughts about a book which he recently got on his birthday. This is his take on why you should read Maus—a graphic novel by American cartoonist, Art Spiegelman. Now without any further blabbering, let’s dive in!
Trigger Warning: This post discusses holocaust and racism.
Ever thought how a confession can turn your life around? Especially when you write it in a notebook and hand it over for a stranger to write theirs and pass on? This book is pretty much right when it boasts as the “feel-good book of the year” with flawed but lovable characters. Here is why you should pick this for your next read.
Why on earth did I not come across this story before? I am subscribed to 8 webcomics on Webtoon and stumbling upon Heartstopperwas purely by chance. I have seen the books on Goodreads and Amazon but never guessed that it was freely available on Webtoon. I started reading and couldn’t stop until I reached the end of Volume 3 within 24 hours.
Confession – I might’ve read these comics during my office hours (don’t judge me!)
I honestly did not expect this book would so entertaining! It has murder, dark humour, sarcasm, touches on grim issues but still makes you turn the pages as quickly as possible without losing the way. Let me explain why you should pick this book for your next read—so here we go!