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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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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The Last Tudor – Philippa Gregory

The Last Tudor is a historical fiction novel based on real Tudor family in 16th century. The book is divided into three parts and every part is told by different person. First one is from point of view of Jane Grey, after her we read about a life of her younger sister Katherine and the last part […]

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War’s Unwomanly Face – Svetlana Alexievich

This might be one of the hardest books I’ve ever read. True short stories from WWII told by over200 women? Sign me up. Svetlana Alexievich won a Nobel Prize for literature, because she introduced us a whole new point of view on events, we probably heard many, many times before. This Ukrainian woman travelled the […]

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The Perfect Girl – Gilly Macmillian

The Perfect Girl is a story about how 15-years old prodigy Zoe caused a horrible car accident leading to death of 3 teenagers. After serving her time, Zoe and her mother try to build new life with new names, new town and new family. This is all going well with her perfect step-father Chris and […]

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The Shining Girls – Lauren Beukes

The Shining Girls is a psychological thriller about a man named Harper, who found mysterious House, that made possible for him to travel in time. With this ability, Harper found in every decade at least one girl, who was talented or intelligent and appeared to him to be Shining. A perfect murder.. After he killed […]

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