Book Review- How To Pronounce Knife

“I wanted to be in the distance, beautiful and dark, spinning all by myself, in the clear.  I didn’t want him to come close. Nothing, not even the call of my name, could make me stop.”

Title – How To Pronounce Knife

Author – Souvankham Thammavongsa

Publisher – Bloomsbury

Genre – Literary Fiction/ Short Stories

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Review –

Let me start by saying, O MY GOD. THIS BOOK IS FREAKING AMAZING. This book has broken my heart into tiny pieces. I love it so much. There are 14 short stories in total. Each story is so different and incredibly good.

You will get attach to the characters instantly. Author knows what she is doing – breaking our heart. She has way with words. She will break your heart and I am not even kidding. There is emotion in every story. Every story gave me jittery feeling in my stomach. The words go right through my heart. Well of deep emotion is hidden in every story.

“The Universe Would Be So Cruel” – THIS BOOK IS MY FAVORITE. I WAS SCARED THAT MY HEART MIGHT EXPLODE.

This book is one hell of an emotional ride. I have to find more books by this author. I just love the way she writes. Every sentence every story is filled with so much of emotion and sadness.  I love every bit of this book. I felt heartbroken after reading it, but it was a good kind of heartbroken.

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