Milk and Honey By: Rupi Kaur (Reviewed by Rochelle)

About Book:

#1 New York Times bestseller Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity.

The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.

About Author:

Rupi kaur is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of two collections of poetry. She started drawing at the age of five when her mother handed her a paintbrush and said–draw your heart out. Rupi views her life as an exploration of that artistic journey. After completing her degree in rhetoric studies she published her first collection of poems ‘milk and honey’ in 2014. The internationally acclaimed collection sold well over two million copies gracing the New York times bestseller list every week for over a year. It has since been translated into over thirty languages. Her long-awaited second collection ‘the sun and her flowers’ was published in 2017 and debuted as a #1 New York Times bestseller. Through this collection she continues to explore a variety of themes ranging from love, loss, trauma, healing, femininity, migration, and revolution. Rupi has performed her poetry across the world. Her illustrations, along with her design and art direction are warmly embraced and she hopes to continue this expression for years to come.

  • Paperback:208 pages
  • Publisher:Andrews McMeel Publishing; Reprint edition (October 6, 2015)

My Review:

I read the Sun and her Flowers and then I saw that she had Milk and Honey.  I requested it from my local library and finally it came available in my account. .  It’s a short book and some poetry that I really liked and then there was some that I thought didn’t really had any meaning.   This book had me hooked from the beginning to the end. Great book for anyone going through any sort of a rough time. Or even if you’re feeling great. Either way it’s empowering.    I am giving this a 5 star review.

Happy Reading everyone

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