Category Archives: The Magic of Books

Book 6 of 2019

Name: A Storm of Swords: (2) Blood and Gold Author: George R.R. Martin Genre: Fantasy Pages: 610 Publisher: Harper Voyager My rating: 5/5 Now that I’ve read the second volume of Book 3, I’m left as awed as I was … Continue reading

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Book 5 of 2019

Name: A Storm of Swords: (1) Steel and Snow Author: George R.R. Martin Genre: Fantasy Pages: 625 Publisher: Harper Voyager My rating: 4/5 I’m one of those who haven’t watched the Game of Thrones, the TV series. But, I’ve also … Continue reading

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Book 4 of 2019

Name: A Clash of Kings Author: George R.R. Martin Genre: Fantasy Pages: 913 Publisher: Harper Voyager My rating: 5/5 Keeping readers riveted through 900+ pages is a big deal, and George R.R. Martin is good at this. A page-turning fantasy, … Continue reading

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Book 3 of 2019

Name: A Game of Thrones Author: George R.R. Martin Genre: Fantasy Pages: 803 Publisher: Harper Voyager My rating: 5/5 Now, I thought I was reading this book (and subsequently, the series) a little late in life but whatever, I’m hooked. … Continue reading

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Book 2 of 2019

Name: Becoming Author: Michelle Obama Genre: Memoir Pages: 426 Publisher: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books My rating: 5/5 From her Balenciaga boots to her book, Becoming, the former First Lady continues to impress. She has written this book with … Continue reading

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Book 1 of 2019

Name: Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind Author: Yuval Noah Harari Genre: Popular Science Pages: 298 (including Notes, Image References, and Index) Publisher: Vintage My rating: 5/5 This book is what all of us, Homo Sapiens, need to read. … Continue reading

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The 72 I Read in 2018 – Part III

To read a book is to discover stuff you didn’t even know was out there somewhere. Every book I read in 2018 made me a happy person by the end of it. Books, for me, acted as a way to … Continue reading

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