A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Book 7/30. My rating: 5 of 5 starsMy first five star read of 2021 🤩This was an incredibly charming book. It was funny, sad, heartwarming and heartbreaking all at once. All the characters in the book were so alive and it was an absolute joy to witness how their friendships with Ove formed, despite his … Continue reading A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

A Day Late and a Dollar Short by Terry McMillan

Book 5/30. My rating: 3 of 5 starsThis is the story of the dysfunctional Price family and it is told from six different POVs: matriarch Viola, her (soon-to-be ex) husband Cecil and their four children Paris, Charlotte, Lewis and Janelle.You often find with books that have multiple POVs, authors tend to title each chapter with … Continue reading A Day Late and a Dollar Short by Terry McMillan

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Book 3/30. My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have been waiting for death all my life. I do not mean that I actively wish to die, just that I do not really want to be alive. Another winning read for 2021 🤩This book is divided into three parts: Good Days, Bad Days and Better … Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak

Book 2/30. My rating: 3 of 5 starsAnother enjoyable read 🤩I bought this book at the beginning of September 2020 but I was in no hurry to read it as I was not sure I would enjoy it. A myriad of reasons led me to pick it up as my second read of the year, … Continue reading 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak