Posted in Fiction Magical Realism Short Stories

Haruki Murakami „Birthday Girl“

The works written by Japanese author Haruki Murakami are among library readers very popular. In…

Posted in Fiction Historical

Min Jin Lee “Pachinko”

This might easily be one of the best fiction books written based on Korean and…

Posted in Fiction Horror Thriller

Stephen King “Pet Sematary”

I don’t know what is it with Stephen King’s writing that gets readers hooked until…

Posted in Autobiography, Memoir Health Nonfiction

Paul Kalanithi „When Breath Becomes Air“

October, and the autumn in general, is probably the most fitting month to be reading…

Posted in Fantasy Fiction Magical Realism

Haruki Murakami “1Q84”

It would be an understatement to say that this literary work is one of my…

Posted in Fiction Mystery Young Adult

Mindy McGinnis “The Female of the Species”

A thought provoking, painful but achingly honest novel from the Edgar Award-winning author, exposing aspects…

Posted in Cultural Fiction Historical War

Mary Lynn Bracht “White Chrysanthemum”

“Some historians believe fifty thousand to two hundred thousand Korean women and girls were stolen,…

Posted in Historical LGBT Romance

Mackenzi Lee “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue”

We step into the world of a spoiled brat who is not happy about the…

Posted in Science Fiction

Becky Chambers “A Closed and Common Orbit”

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is very topical nowadays. It’s one of the fastest evolving issues of…

Posted in Fantasy Graphic Novels Horror Young Adult

Emily Carroll “Through the Woods”

It is a tale of a young girl late at night, lying down in bed…

Posted in Fantasy Romance Young Adult

Kiersten White “The Chaos of Stars”

Sixteen-year-old Isadora is the daughter of Egyptian gods Isis and Osiris. While a child she…

Posted in Fantasy Romance Young Adult

Melinda Salisbury “The Sin Eater’s Daughter”

The Sin Eater’s Daughter combines a fascinating fantasy world filled with unique mythologies, unpredictable twist…

Posted in Horror Mystery Thriller

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir „I remember you“

It has been a dream of mine for many years to withdraw into the woods…

Posted in Fiction Health Young Adult

Sally Nicholls “Ways to live forever”

This novel touches upon the sensitive topic of death and specifically death by cancer. It…

Posted in Fantasy Young Adult

Scott Westerfeld “Leviathan trilogy”

On the 28th of June 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumtive to the…