The Henna Artist is a novel by Alka Joshi based in Jaipur, India during the mid 1950's. Our main character, Lakshmi is a renowned henna artist across the high elite in this city. However, Lakshmi has a past. She ran away from her village and her abusive husband in order to make a life for herself.
May Adult box: Where the Lost Wander by Amy Harmon! As you guys must know by now, I belong to the Book Club VIP program of Once Upon a Book Club! You get a certain amount of wrapped up gifts, and you can only open them when you’re at an exact page throughout the book.… Continue reading Book Review: Where the Lost Wander – Amy Harmon
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah has to be one of the best books I've read this year. It's a historical fiction novel based on occupied France during World War II. If you're looking forward to read about this war from a woman's point of view, this is the book for you! The Nightingale - Blurb… Continue reading Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
The Giver of Stars - Blurb Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s new… Continue reading Book Review: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Mojes
Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton was recommended to me by a fellow book blogger a few months ago. I thought it interesting since I live in a town that survives out of the sugar industry. After the Cuban Revolution, a lot of cubans emigrated to Miami. Especially the ones who had a priviledge… Continue reading Book Review: Next Year in Havana- Chanel Cleeton
Hey guys, happy Wednesday! Hope you're having a great day. I decided to share my April wrap up, just to go over the books I've read and to see if I can increase this in May! Normal People - Sally Rooney https://www.amazon.com/Normal-People-Novel-Sally-Rooney-ebook/dp/B07FS25XTW/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1S5PWI10F9FNV&dchild=1&keywords=sally+rooney&qid=1588719998&s=digital-text&sprefix=Sally+R%2Caps%2C204&sr=1-1 https://thebookmeddler.com/2020/04/14/book-review-normal-people-sally-rooney/ Emma - Jane Austen https://www.amazon.com/Emma-Jane-Austen-ebook/dp/B076X5QBMM/ref=sr_1_3?crid=1O1ATL7Z5XD8I&dchild=1&keywords=emma+jane+austen&qid=1588720174&s=digital-text&sprefix=Emma+Jane+%2Cdigital-text%2C239&sr=1-3 https://thebookmeddler.com/2020/04/16/book-review-emma-jane-austen/ Sissi: Accidental Empress- Allison Pataki https://www.amazon.com/Accidental-Empress-Novel-Allison-Pataki-ebook/dp/B00LD1OI6W/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Sissi+accidental+Empress&qid=1588720393&s=digital-text&sr=1-1… Continue reading The Book Meddler’s April Wrap Up
Hi everyone! Hope you're all safe and healthy during this Coronavirus crisis. In Dominican Republic, we're already dealing with several cases, hence why most of us are already quarantined in our homes. This means, we sometimes get super bored if anxiety is not taking over just thinking about getting sick or that someone we love,… Continue reading Top 5 Book Series to read during this quarantine!
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
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
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