Please take a moment and admire the gorgeous minimal cover. I know, don’t judge a book by its cover, but you can’t deny the effect that a gorgeous front cover can attract you to pick a book! Anyways, now that you are done gawking, I shall move on to tell you why this graphic novel is an interesting and a witty read. Let me explain.
When Mindy is upset over Shae (her best friend) pointing out how much she keeps eating but doesn’t listen to her friend’s worry, Mindy hits an all-time low with her self-esteem. If you know anyone suffering from body image issues or eating disorders, or have suffered from it, Mindy is a character that will touch you deeply with her thought process.
If you consider yourself a dedicated bibliophile who is interested in how bookshops work—or are a bookseller yourself and want to read another bookseller’s opinion about running a second-hand bookshop in the UK, then voila! You are at the right place reading this post. Author Shaun Bythell narrates his (I have no clue why I assumed it was she, sorry!) experiences of running a second-hand bookshop at Wigtown, Scotland. The Bookshop is the largest second-hand bookshop in Scotland set in its officially designated ‘National Book Town’. Bythell writes in a journal style noting down observations about his customers, the business of bookselling and overall imparts the cosiness of a small bookshop right in your hands to read.
It’s been a while since I picked up a book written by an Indian origin author; my previously finished book was Monisha Rajesh’s Around The World In 80 Trains. If you have a passionate love affair with coffee or prefer it occasionally anytime over tea, then reading An Extreme Love of Coffee: A Novel by Harish Bhat shouldn’t be skipped on your never-ending list of TBR. Now get your steaming (or chilled) cup of beverage and keep on reading to know why.