Jagannath – Karin Tidbeck

Welcome to the world of Karin Tidbeck, where everything is possible and nothing makes too much sense. This collection of unique short stories was so unexpected and satisfying I can do nothing but recommend it. Karin Tidbeck is the visionary Swedish author of literary sci-fi, speculative fiction, and mind-bending fantasy. Even though Tidbeck claims she […]

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RUTA SEPETYS – SALT TO THE SEA

RUTA SEPETYS – SALT TO THE SEA   Salt to the Sea is a historical fiction placed in East Prussia during World War II. The story is told by 4 young people who each tell their own story about last year of the most devastating war in history. We read about Joanna, a young Lithuanian […]

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Zinky Boys – Svetlana Alexievich

I have once again read a book by this Nobel Prize winning author and I have to say, I was not prepared. Just like in War’s unwomanly face, this is a book written by interviewing soldiers and their families. This time it was about a war in Afghanistan, uncovering such a raw shivering truth about […]

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The Follower – Koethi Zan

The Follower – Koethi Zan   The Follower is a psychological crimi thriller about three people: Julie Brookman, a young student who got kidnapped by religious fanatic James; Cora, James’ wife who helps him take care of his kidnapped girls; and former cop Adam, investigating cases on his own. The whole story is mainly about Cora […]

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Åsne Seierstad – Two sisters

Two sisters is a book written by Norwegian author/journalist. It’s a real story about two Muslim sisters, 16 years old Leila and 19 years old Ayan, who in 2013 decided to leave their lives in Norway and travelled down to Syria to help „as best as they can.“ Their father Sadiq is going to find […]

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