Twelve Secrets

By Robert Gold MILD SPOILERS. A well-executed crime thriller that kept me guessing till the end. The book started off slow, building up a steady momentum, and towards the end, I found myself unable to put the book down. I consider myself an armchair detective and this was one book whose twist I did not […]

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Pachinko

By Min Jin Lee MILD SPOILERS AHEAD Pachinko is a sweeping saga that covers the years between 1910 and 1989. Pachinko represents life for the Koreans in Japan, from the first generation with strong ties to the homeland, to the third generation with no connection to Korea, apart from the heritage they’ve inherited. Each generation […]

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I Know What I Saw

By Imran Mahmood. Spoilers!! Described as a psychological thriller, the storyline delicately covers mental health, homelessness and childhood trauma that makes up a man named Xander Shute, who was once successful and affluent and now a homeless person living on the streets of London. On the very first page, we are introduced to Xander Shute […]

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The Cove

by Alice Clark-Platts Imagine an escape room style atmosphere set in a secluded island and with two expat couples who don’t know each other that well, spending a long weekend together. Each chapter is titled after the four main characters (the expat couples), indicating to the readers whose turn it is for POV moment. Those […]

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