Category: Books

2018 in books

This year I paid extra attention to selecting female authors since I realised that on my previous reading lists women make barely 30%. And I indeed found some amazing authors. Top 5 books I read this year (including all genres): Naomi Alderman: The Power – amazing must-read thought experiment about power and inequality. I wrote about […]

A Book That Everyone Should Read: Angie Thomas

It’s about Seven. Sekani. Kenya. DeVante. It’s also about Oscar. Aiyana. Trayvon. Rekia. Michael. Eric. Tamir. John. Ezell. Sandra. Freddie. Alton. Philando. It’s also about that little boy in 1955 who nobody recognized at first – Emmett. The messed-up part? There are so many more. For a long time I couldn’t bring myself to start […]

2017 in Books

For me 2017 was all about reading bit out of my comfort zone and expanding my genre horizons. Even though it was fun and I found some delightful books, I am looking forward to go back to my line-up of contemporary fiction in 2018. The most remarkable fiction I read last year was definitely Paul […]

Non-fiction corner

In general, I am a huge fan of literary classics and a contemporary fiction, and I spend most of my time reading it. Lately, I tried to extend my literary horizons by adding some new biographies and non-fiction books into this years reading list. I wasn’t disappointed and enjoyed throughly some contemporary perspectives from talented […]

Some book recommendations

In full honesty, this post is just going to be random mixture of everything from sci-fi to non fiction. I just read some amazing books last couple of months, so I wanted to create a short recommendation list. First and foremost, I finally got around to read Dune by Frank Herbert. And while I’m not […]

Best books I read this year

Let me start by saying that my picks below were not necessarily published this year, rather they are the books I got around to read in 2016 and I loved them so much that I wanted to make a record of it. If you want a comprehensive list of the best books published in 2016, […]