The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor book review

Synopsis The concluding part of the highly-acclaimed science fiction trilogy that began with Nnedi Okorafor's Hugo- and Nebula Award-winning BINTI. Binti has returned to her home planet, believing that the violence of the Meduse has been left behind. Unfortunately, although her people are peaceful on the whole, the same cannot be said for the Khoush,… Continue reading The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor book review

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Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart review

  Synopsis (as taken from GoodReads) Myopic, narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge fund manager Barry Cohen oversees $2.4 billion in assets. Deeply stressed by an SEC investigation and by his 3 year-old-son's diagnosis of autism, he flees New York on a Greyhound bus in search… Continue reading Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart review

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton review

Synopsis (as taken from GoodReads) How do you stop a murder that’s already happened? At a gala party thrown by her parents, Evelyn Hardcastle will be killed--again. She's been murdered hundreds of times, and each day, Aiden Bishop is too late to save her. Doomed to repeat the same day over and over, Aiden's only escape… Continue reading The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton review

Adrift: A True Story of Tragedy on the Icy Atlantic and the One Who Lived to Tell about It by Brian Murphy review

Synopsis (as taken from GoodReads) The small ship making the Liverpool-to-New York trip in the early months of 1856 carried mail, crates of dry goods, and more than one hundred passengers, mostly Irish emigrants. Suddenly an iceberg tore the ship asunder and five lifeboats were lowered. As four lifeboats drifted into the fog and icy water,… Continue reading Adrift: A True Story of Tragedy on the Icy Atlantic and the One Who Lived to Tell about It by Brian Murphy review