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Belles-lettres or belles lettres is a category of writing, originally meaning beautiful or fine writing. In the modern narrow sense, it is a label for literary works that do not fall into the major categories such as fiction, poetry, or drama. The phrase is sometimes used pejoratively for writing that focuses on the aesthetic qualities of language rather than its practical application or for essays, particularly on literary and artistic criticism, written and read primarily for their aesthetic effect.

After almost seven years of writing book reviews on this blog, I believe it is time for me to spread my wings and fly in search of newer horizons for both my reviews and writing prowess. Sharing the milestones from my journey :

1. The Brown Orient Magazine - The White Dancing Elephants by Chaya Bhuvaneswar

3. The Brown Orient Magazine - Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adiyemi

4. The Same Magazine - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas