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Fruit of the Lemon by Andrea Levy #BookReview

What’s your favorite character driven story? In Fruit of The Lemon by Andrea Levy, the author describes the journey of self-discovery her character, Faith, takes to craft her identity as a British-born Jamaican while learning about her family’s heritage. As a first-generation child of Jamaican immigrants, Faith is set adrift between her life in Britain & her family’s […]

The Issue With Race in the Brown Sisters Series by Talia Hibbert #BookReview

What type of books do you read when you need to de-stress? When I need a break from “heavy books,” romance is one of my go-to genres. In between my Spring finals, I finished The Brown Sisters series by Talia Hibbert, and it left me with some thoughts… Hibbert has penned one of the hottest […]

Bride of the Sea by Eman Quotah #BookReview

Readers, what’s one book that’s made you want to learn more about another culture? While one can never know the true depth of a culture from reading just one novel, Bride of the Sea by Eman Quotah offers a rarely seen intimate portrait of life in Saudi Arabia through the eyes of her characters, Muneer, Saeedah, and […]

Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee #BookReview

Something that I enjoy when I read stories about people who have immigrated is to see how their identities change as they go from place to place. This transformation of character belies an unshakable strength that escapes many people who stay stagnant all their lives. In Bharati Mukherjee’s novel Jasmine, the main character, Jyoti, transforms several times […]

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About Me

Hi, I’m Adira! I’m currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Social Work with a minor in Editing and Publishing. I spend most of my time either doing school work or indulging in my love of reading. This blog is is where I’ll be sharing what I am reading. Happy Reading!

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