The School for Good Mothers – Jessamine Chan


Recently, fiction about motherhood, particularly exploring the dark side of it, and the struggling and difficult aspects of it, has become increasingly popular. I have an interest in books that depict such themes, and that drew my attention immediately to The School for Good Mothers. This is a disturbing, unsettling, and nervous-racking book. It makes …

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To Paradise – Hanya Yanagihara


To read the portuguese version of this review click here. To Paradise is an extremely powerful and compelling novel. This is Hanya Yanagihara’s upcoming third book, set to release on January 11th, 2022. In the novel, there are three different stories, set in three different periods of time, 1983, 1993, 2093. The first half of …

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She Who Became The Sun – Shelley Parker-Chan


Just knowing that it was transient—that any moment would be drained of its sweetness and vividness once it became memory—made it bittersweet to him even as it was happening. When I read “Mulan meets The Song of Achilles,” I thought that was an intriguing way to sell a book, combining two works I devastatingly adore. …

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