‘The Silence of the Girls’ by Pat Barker

“Great Achilles. Brilliant Achilles, shining Achilles, godlike Achilles...How the epithets pile up. We never called him any of those things; we called him ‘the butcher’”. The Trojan War ‘The silence of the girls’ is a retelling of ‘The Iliad’ by Homer that focus on stories of women and girls who were sucked into the Trojan... Continue Reading →

‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood

‘The Testaments’ was the most anticipated book of 2019. Fans of the ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ have waited thirty-five years to find out what has happened to Offred and The Republic of Gilead. Atwood delivered what she promised, but not everyone who has read it is satisfied with it. There is a lot of criticism for the... Continue Reading →

‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas

Political Climate This is one of this books that sends a social and political message and should be read. Angie Thomas wrote this story in hope that it will give a voice and courage to every child who has ever experienced injustice, racism, and prejudice. Although the story mostly reflects the political climate in the... Continue Reading →

‘The Power’ by Naomi Alderman

“God is neither woman nor man but both these things. But now She has come to show us a new side to Her face, one we have ignored for too long”. ~ Naomi Alderman. Mysterious Power Alderman takes the reader to the world in which women have a mysterious power. The power that leaves every... Continue Reading →

#4. ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ by Celeste Ng

Shaker Heights Shaker Heights – a progressive suburb where everything is planned, where nothing can destroy the successful lives of its residents whose main principle is to obey rules. At first, we met Richardson family and in particular Elena Richardson, a journalist for a local newspaper, a mother of three teenage kids, and a wife... Continue Reading →

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