The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

The House in the Cerulean Sea was such a heartwarming read. I think it was the combination of the writing voice and the characters that gave the book its charm (as the plot was a little predictable). While reading, I could imagine myself in the main character’s (Linus Baker’s) shoes. I could imagine cold drearyContinue reading “The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune”

People from My Neighbourhood by Hiromi Kawakami

People from My Neighbourhood was the perfect book to get me out of my slump. It’s a collection of micro-fiction, with each story only three pages. I read a few stories a day until I reached the end of the book. The format is in-a-reading-slump, have-no-time-to-read, and have-a-short-attention-span friendly. The physical book is so small,Continue reading “People from My Neighbourhood by Hiromi Kawakami”

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club is an American classic not only as a tale of immigrants but also of mothers and daughters. It features the stories of four mother-daughter pairs, all of whom have their own personalities and backstories. Of the characters, I liked Lindo Jong the most. All of their stories were compelling, but IContinue reading “The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan”