July: The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

July: The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne is the recipient of an award for standout storytelling and it definitely deserves that honor. This book is extraordinary and it has become one of my favorite contemporary novels. 

BOOK REVIEW: The travelers by Regina Porter

BOOK REVIEW: The travelers by Regina Porter

The Travelers by Regina Porter centers around the lives of two families that includes a New York attorney, an African American woman, a married sailor on an air craft carrier in Vietnam, an interracial and academic scholar couple, a lesbian starting life over again in 1970s’ Berlin, a black moving man stranded during a Thanksgiving storm in Portsmouth and two half-brothers who meet for the first time in their adulthood.

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid: sex, drugs and rock and roll

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid: sex, drugs and rock and roll

A few days ago, I finished Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid and I don’t even know how to describe my face when I closed this book. I was euphoric because I was mesmerized by this story  and sad, at the same time, because it was over. Yes, it’s this good! Let’s see: I haven’t read The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo yet and I was feeling sort of skeptical. I didn’t really know if Daisy Jones & The Six was going to live up to the hype. But it did!

November: Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami – a masterpiece

November: Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami – a masterpiece

Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami. I enjoy saying the title very slowly because it brings me back to this marvelous story, to this unforgettable reading experience. This novel, released in October in the US and the UK, was one of my most anticipated releases of 2018. Haruki Murakami is definitely one of my favorite writers. This goes without saying that my expectations were very high.