It is Saturday again and the last Saturday of May. I am very curious to see what the next topics will be for June! So today I am going to show he books I have found which have less than 2000 ratings on Goodreads and isn’t recently published (the past two months).
Searching Saturday is a weekly meme created by Nikki @TheNightIsDarkAndFullOfBooks
Mind Platter by Najwa Zabian
“Mind Platter is a compilation of reflections on life through the eyes of an educator, student and human who experienced most of life in silence. It is written in the words of a person who came from Lebanon to Canada at the age of sixteen and experienced what it was like to have fate push you to a place where you don’t belong. It is written in the voice of every person who ever felt unheard, mistreated, misjudged or unseen.
Mind Platter contains around 200 one-page entries as reflections on different topics that we encounter in our everyday lives; love, friendship, hurt, inspiration, respect, wholeheartedness, motivation, integrity, honesty and more.
Mind Platter is not about the words that are in it, but about what the reader makes of them. This book does not only belong to me. It belongs to everyone whose path crossed mine. Had my journey not have been what it was, with every story and every detail, I would not be the same person today. May this book give a voice to those who need one, be a crying shoulder for those who need someone to listen, and inspire those who need a reminder of the power that they have over their lives.”
I am trying to read poetry, which is new to me. And this cover spoke to me, it is stunning and that is the reason I started reading the synopsis. After reading the synopsis I was sold, I want to read this book.
The Alpha Drive by Kristen Martin
“It’s the year 2055 and an anarchist organization has taken control with the aim to create a world-class society. Half of humankind is unknowingly living in an alternate reality called Dormance . . . and there are no plans to wake them up.
Sixteen-year-old introvert Emery Parker is one such dormant. An academic scholar who avoids ruffling feathers at all costs, Emery finds herself being transferred to a boarding school on the outskirts of Arizona. Little does she know, a family secret has the power to change the course of the future. When she’s approached with an opportunity to free the dormants, she sees no other choice but to accept, even though failure could mean having her memory wiped clean.
But when tech-savvy Torin Porter reaches out to her from the other side, Emery begins to question everything she was told about Dormance. If her family’s secret falls into the wrong hands, the world as she knows it will be faced with irreversible consequences. Now Emery must play both sides to uncover the truth about her family’s past or risk leaving mankind to live in an unconscious reality.”
I found her Youtube channel recently and she makes great videos and gives great tips to writers. And whenever I find a writer like that on Youtube, I want to read their book to support them. That is the reason I would like to read this book.
What is your favorite unknown book?