Auschwitz Lullaby by Mario Escobar

Title: Auschwitz Lullaby Author: Mario Escobar Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 07 August 2018 Genre: WWII Historical Fiction Despite being of Aryan descendent, Helene is not able to get her Gypsy husband and five children spared in Hitler's Germany. Hence, she joins her family when deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Her decision baffles Nazi officials: Aryan women … Continue reading Auschwitz Lullaby by Mario Escobar

The First Love By Beverly Lewis

Title: The First Love Author: Beverly Lewis Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: 04 September 2018 Genre: Amish Fiction, Christian Fiction Maggie Esh is a young Amish woman who hopes to find the love of her life and settle down once she is baptised into the Amish community. However, her chronic illness makes feel her pitied … Continue reading The First Love By Beverly Lewis

Switchers By Dawn Graham

Title: Switchers: How Smart Professionals Switch Careers and Seize Success Author: Dawn Graham Publisher: AMACOM/ HarperCollins Leadership Publishing Date:  June 26, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Business & Investing According to statistics, most Americans will spend around five years of their lives in some type of job search activity. Further, the numbers also say that one is likely to … Continue reading Switchers By Dawn Graham

Influencer By Brittany Hennessy

Title: Influencer: Building your Personal Brand in the Age of Social Media Author: Brittany Hennessy Pages: 256 Publisher: Citadel Press Publication Date: July 31st, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Business and Investing In the digital space, an influencer is a person with social currency with high levels of engagement and will propel his or her followers to act … Continue reading Influencer By Brittany Hennessy

Your Christian Bookshelves are So White!

One of the Instagram challenges for The Unread Shelf Project in March 2018 was to read books from your TBR by people of colour (POC) since its Black History Month in the US. I scanned my shelve and picked up a year old thrifted copy of Toni Morrisson's Sula. In January, I scolded myself for borrowing … Continue reading Your Christian Bookshelves are So White!

When It’s Never About You By Ilene S. Cohen PhD

Title: When It's Never About You: The People-Pleaser's Guide to Reclaiming Your Health, Happiness and Personal Freedom Author: Ilene S. Cohen PhD. Publisher: Harte & Co Publishing  Page Count: 236 Pages Publication Date:  October 10, 2017 Dr Cohen would like readers of her book When Its' Never About You to recognise the difference between selfish and self-full … Continue reading When It’s Never About You By Ilene S. Cohen PhD

Books Set Outside The Western World Vol. 2

Hello from cold and wet Nairobi! The rainy season is finally upon us and there is nothing better than snuggling with your favourite hot drink and a good book.  As a reader over the last two years, I have been keen on diversifying the stories that I have been reading. Hence a while ago I … Continue reading Books Set Outside The Western World Vol. 2

2017 Reading Goals Revisited

Happy New year friends! I am so grateful for all the people who have supported this blog over the years. Before I share my 2018 bookish goals and projects in this post, I would like to reflect on how I did in 2017. Read 50 books for the Goodreads Reading Challenge Given my reading slumps,  … Continue reading 2017 Reading Goals Revisited

Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

Title: Agnes Grey Author: Anne Brontë Publisher: Penguin Page Count: 302 Pages (Paperback) Agnes Grey is the diary of a clergyman's daughter who is forced by her family's financial circumstances to seek employment as a governess. Unfortunately, she is forced to deal with her less than enthusiastic charges but still holds the belief that she will be … Continue reading Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë