In. by Will McPhail
Print Length: 272 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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.
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Print Length: 160 pages
Publisher: BOOM! Box
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.
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The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Print Length: 315 pages
Publisher: Profile Books
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.
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An Extreme Love of Coffee: A Novel by Harish Bhat
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Print Length: 185 pages
Format: Kindle Edition
Publisher: Ebury Press
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.
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