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Non-fiction: Why the Museum Matters

Why the Museum Matters ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars This non-fiction title presents a fascinating story of the universal art museum and its role in modern society. Weiss guides his readers through the history of museums, from ancient collectors to the first institutions in Rome and London to more contemporary issues. He speaks aboutContinue reading “Non-fiction: Why the Museum Matters”

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5out of 5 stars In 1714 France, a young woman runs away when her family tries to force her into an unwanted marriage. She values her freedom too much to abandon it for a man she does not love. Desperate, she cries for help from the old gods,Continue reading “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue”

Mini Review: The Shadow of Perseus

The Shadow of Perseus ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars This captivating Greek myth retelling takes us on a journey following the path of Perseus, as seen by the women around him. First, his mother, Danae, cut off from the world because of a prophecy that might never come true. Then Medusa, a Gorgon, aContinue reading “Mini Review: The Shadow of Perseus”


Maame ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars Maddie is overwhelmed by her life. Her job is unrewarding, her boss is horrible, she is the only Black person around and, on top of that, her family left her alone to care for her father, who has Parkinson’s disease. When her mother arrives from Ghana, after aContinue reading “Maame”

The Last Tale of the Flower Bride

The Last Tale of the Flower Bride ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars When the narrator arranges a meeting with the owner of the old grimoire, he does not expect to meet his future wife. Indigo Maxwell-Castenada is breathtakingly beautiful and shares his attraction, but requests him not to pry into her past. Soon, Indigo’sContinue reading “The Last Tale of the Flower Bride”

Reviving the Classics: Ruth

Ruth ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars Young and beautiful, Ruth Hiton is working as a seamstress in a fashionable shop. When her employer sends her to a ball to mend tears in the dresses of high society ladies, she meets a young gentleman Henry Bellingham. Soon, she succumbs to his charm, just to beContinue reading “Reviving the Classics: Ruth”

Are You Happy Now

Are You Happy Now ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars At a New York City wedding, one of the guests suddenly sits down on the floor and refuses to stand back up. Soon, it became a worldwide phenomenon. Nobody understands if this is a choice, a sickness or another strange epidemy. Among the chaos, Yum,Continue reading “Are You Happy Now”

The Wicked King

The Wicked King ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5 4.5 out of 5 stars After the thrilling finale of The Cruel Prince, the situation in Elfhame seems to settle. Jude is the power behind the throne, controlling the reluctant King Cardan, while Oak is raised in the safety of the mortal world. Soon, Jude discovers that imprisoned Balekin is in contactContinue reading “The Wicked King”

The Cruel Prince

The Cruel Prince ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5 4.5 out of 5 stars I recently reread The Cruel Prince in anticipation of The Stolen Heir’s release. My opinion did not change much, apart from the fact that I fell in love with the characters. Jude is ambitious, relentless and brave enough to reach for what she needs or desires. This time round,Continue reading “The Cruel Prince”

The Other Guest

The Other Guest ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars Laila and her husband, James, arrive at a Greek island resort in a desperate attempt to save their marriage. After several unsuccessful IVF procedures, Laila becomes fascinated with watching other families, especially mothers with their children. Her attention is captivated by Em and her relationship withContinue reading “The Other Guest”