June 2019 Wrap Up

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.

– Stephen Chbosky

Hello, Bookworms. How are you all? I have been MIA for a while now and didn’t post anything on my blog as I am on vacation but I’ll try to be more active from now on.

This month I managed to read 7 books and all of them were great in their own way. Let’s have a look, shall we?

1. The Shining ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

The Shining by Stephen King is a psychological horror where Jack Torrance, an alcoholic-violent person, is trying to keep himself sane, his wife Wendy is trying to keep their family together and his Kid Danny is a gifted child. Jack takes up a new job as a caretaker of an old hotel named The Overlook which shuts down during winters and is located in an almost deserted place. Complete review here.

Buy it here on Amazon.

2. We hunt the flame ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

We Hunt The flame by Hafsah Faizal is the first book in the Sands of Arawiya series. The world has been deprived of magic and the forest of Arz is closing in each day, submerging the lands in darkness. War is on peak and the lives are in danger. Complete review here.

Buy it here on Amazon.

3. What we talk about when we talk about rape ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5/5

What We Talk About When We Talk about Rape by Sohaila Abdulali is a collection of her own experience, other’s experiences, her research, and her personal thoughts on what we talk about rape, what we don’t talk about rape, what we should actually talk about rape, what’s wrong with the system and the society and a lot more. Complete review here.

Buy it here on Amazon.

4. The perks of being a wallflower ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

The Perks of being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky is a coming-of-age story of a teenage boy named Charlie. The story shows his emotional transition, his mental health, his struggles at high school and at home. Complete review here.

Buy it here on Amazon.

5. The picture of Dorian Gray ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde is one of the best classics I have read. It is about a young man Dorian Gray who is afraid of losing his youth. Unknowingly, Dorian makes a deal and sells his soul to keep his youth. Complete review here.

6. The tree with thousand apples ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

The tree with thousand apples by Sanchit Gupta is a story about three children and best friends Safeena, Deewan and Bilal who have suffered through the losses one way or the other during the riots in Kashmir. Complete review here.

Buy it here on Amazon.

7. Poonachi ⭐⭐⭐⭐/5

Poonachi: Or the story of a black goat by Perumal Murugan is a story about a goat kid who looked certainly like a kitten gifted by a strange creature to an old man. Complete review here.

Buy it here on Amazon.

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

– Oscar Wilde

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