Category: Book reviews

Books I read in Q1 of 2023

person reading book and holding coffee

Hi đź‘‹ I am Sam and I am an avid reader of odd books. These aren’t your regular books and some of these aren’t even popular. I do pick up one of two bestsellers though. So here are books I read in Q1 of… Continue Reading “Books I read in Q1 of 2023”

6 Japanese books you should read that are not by Murakami

I did the January in Japan challenge and have been wanting to share my reccos since then. Finally got around to writing this list.

The two lives of Lydia Bird – Book review

Novel by Josie Silver Trigger warnings: death, loss, grief Synopsis: Lydia and Freddie have been together for more than a decade. The wedding date is fixed, engagement is done and done, they have a beautiful house, a good circle of friends and family…everything is… Continue Reading “The two lives of Lydia Bird – Book review”

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 – A must read

By Cho Nam Joo  Translated by Jamie Chang These 163 pages were very heavy. I don’t have a reason why I picked this book but I am glad that I did. The book is set in South Korea but I’m sure a lot of… Continue Reading “Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 – A must read”