Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

When the Orient Express is stranded due to a snowdrift and a passenger is found murdered in one of the cabins, the Director of the company tasks Hercule Poirot with solving the mystery before they arrive at their destination. Read if you like: mystery novels, stories set on train, large cast of characters, isolation tropeContinue reading “Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie”

Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman

Odd is only a boy of twelve when he runs away from home to live on his own. His father passed away, his mother remarried, and his step-father doesn’t particularly like him. Trying to fend for himself, one day, Odd is visited by a fox who has a mission for him. A short read, thisContinue reading “Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman”

Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A personal essay that explores the grief the author experiences upon the loss of her father, Notes on Grief is full of anecdotes and thoughts on topics related to time, family, culture, and death. I’ve read and enjoyed several of Adichie’s works, such as Half of a Yellow Sun and Dear Ijeawele. Her writing isContinue reading “Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie”