Tag: Historical fiction

Things The Underground Railr..

Things The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead Taught Me About One Of The Darkest and Most Racist Times In History

A few years ago, I saw The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead nearly everywhere. At that time, I didn’t pay enough attention to know what this book was all about. I was reading mainly YA and didn’t pay any attention to this book. However, it still stuck with me and when #BlackLivesMatter became trending topic […]

June 13, 2020

Review: Madeline Miller R..

Review: Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

After reading Circe last year and rating it 5 stars, I instantly knew I wanted to read The song of Achilles. However, I found the ebook quite expensive – I wanted to read it in Dutch – and I forgot all about it. That was until I saw an online book club running with this […]

April 23, 2020

Review: Jojo Moyes – T..

Review: Jojo Moyes – The giver of stars

It has been a few years since I read a book by Jojo Moyes. To be exact, that was Me before you in 2016. After this book, I didn’t pick up any other book by this author, although I bought The horse dancer. In October 2019, The giver of stars was released and this synopsis […]

January 18, 2020

Review: Nino Haratischwili &..

Review: Nino Haratischwili – The Eighth Life (For Brilka)

The Eighth life (for Brilka) by Nino Haratischwili kept crossing my path for a while now, maybe a year or two, but I never picked it up. Let’s be honest, it’s a beast of a book, the Dutch version has 1,275 pages. The English one is 300 pages shorter – don’t ask me why -, […]

December 23, 2019

(EN) Review: Roshani Chokshi..

(EN) Review: Roshani Chokshi – The Gilded Wolves

One of the most hyped and anticipated books of the first few months of this year was definitely The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi. I was a little on the fence about this book, but after seeing so much positivity about it I decided to grab a Kindle copy.

March 23, 2019