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How to read multiple books at once

Because of the amount of books that I’m still yet to read, some of which sit on my bookshelf staring at me pleadingly, with anxious spines, I’ve had to learn the art of reading multiple books at once so that I can get through my never-ending TBR a bit more swiftly. In today’s post, I’m going to share with you some of the tips I’ve used.

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Dark Days Lonely Nights by D R Nguyen

I started reading these verses on my lunch break from the full-time 9-5 job I currently have; so such poems as I Wonder and Routine really resonated with me and I could empathize with the disillusionment, the sense of frustration and pointlessness that makes the pursuit of dreams seem altogether bleak.

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New Book Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah is the 2013 acclaimed novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about two young lovers from Nigeria who dream of a deeply coveted life together in the United States. Ifemelu, an outspoken and opinionated girl is the first to migrate awaiting Obinze to join her later. However, when he is denied entry to the States and winds up in England, the […]

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New Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

What excites me about Rooney’s style of writing is just how well she can articulate thoughts and emotions. Her effortless skill to externalise in writing the nature of human relationships is deeply alluring and relatable. I loved the character-driven depth of Conversations With Friends¬†so much so that I was especially keen to read Normal People¬†which was recently published in August […]