Book review: 『あのころ』by Momoko Sakura

This is a collection of autobiographical episodes about the author’s childhood. Heart-warming, relatable and funny. Highly recommended!

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Book review: 『11文字の殺人』 by Keigo Higashino

Introduction Title: 『11文字の殺人』 (11もじのさつじん)Author: Keigo HIGASHINO (東野圭吾)Published by 光文社文庫356 pages 『11文字の殺人』 is one of Keigo Higashino’s first novels. It was first published in 1990 and got a new bunko edition this year (2020) with a new design cover and a bigger font. Review This book is a real page-turner. I found it very easy to read,…

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Book review: 『アンフィニシュトの書』 by Shinya Asashiro

An engrossing mystery light novel!

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Book review: 『おれがあいつであいつがおれで』 by Hisashi Yamanaka

Schoolmates Kazuo and Kazumi wake up in each other’s body and try their best to fit in their new environment while looking for a way to go back to their former self… An engrossing, funny and touching story!

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Book review: 『まる子だった』by Momoko Sakura

『まる子だった』is a collection of 17 autobiographical short stories about Momoko Sakura’s childhood. The stories are very nice, sometimes funny, and not difficult to read. Highly recommended!

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Book review: 『ビブリア古書堂の事件手帖』by En MIKAMI

(I don’t usually post book reviews on Friday, but I will certainly take some holidays at the end of the month, so if I want to publish all my book reviews before the end of the year, I will have to post twice a week!) I have finished 『ビブリア古書堂の事件手帖』by En MIKAMI (三上延) and I loved…

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Book review: 『ちょっと今から仕事やめてくる』by 北川恵海

To get back on track after a small break, I picked a book I expected to be easy: 『ちょっと今から仕事やめてくる』by 北川恵海 (きたがわ・えみ). I have already read another book by Emi KITAGAWA, which I liked very much, but I liked 『ちょっと今から仕事やめてくる』even better. I have only positive things to say about this novel, and I can only heartily recommend it…

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