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Book Review: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden recalls the life of Chiyo Sakamoto. A poor fisherman's daughter, who is sold to serve as a servant in a renown Geisha house in Kyoto. Although, she starts off as Hatsumomo's personal maid, who was the most celebrated Geisha in Kyoto. However, the latter usually felt threaten by… Continue reading Book Review: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

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Book Review: Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen

This book was actually given to me years ago by one of my mom's friends! I remember loving it so much, I feel it totally deserves a review. https://media.giphy.com/media/l7M5KmKVpi4eI/giphy.gif This is the story of Jacob Jankowski, a vet student at Cornell that finds out at the beginning of the book that his parents died violently… Continue reading Book Review: Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen

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Top 5 Historical Fiction Novels about Imperial Russia

I'm obsessed with everything that has to do with Imperial Russia! I'm actually really sad that I still haven't had the chance to visit this interesting country. Although there are tons of textbooks that give information about this period of time, I personally prefer to read historical fiction set in this era. It's a win-win… Continue reading Top 5 Historical Fiction Novels about Imperial Russia