Book Review: The Good Son by You-jeong Jeong

The bestselling Korean thriller of the year!   YOU WAKE UP COVERED IN BLOOD THERE'S A BODY DOWNSTAIRS YOUR MOTHER'S BODY YOU DIDN'T DO IT. DID YOU? HOW COULD YOU, YOU'VE ALWAYS BEEN THE GOOD SON THE INTERNATIONAL SENSATION FROM KOREA'S MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR YOU-JEONG JEONG. When Yu-jin wakes up covered in blood, and finds the … Continue reading Book Review: The Good Son by You-jeong Jeong

Book Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

I’d not heard of this book until Diverse Books Club announced it as one of their September reads. Naturally, after reading the synopsis, I had to get myself a copy and join in. Book Description: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. All the slaves lead a hellish existence, but Cora has … Continue reading Book Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Book Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Shortlisted for the Bailey's Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2014, this book is not the story I thought it would be, but it raised the issues I hoped it would. From the back cover: As teenagers in Lagos secondary school, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are … Continue reading Book Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie