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The Girl and the Goddess: Stories and Poems of Divine Wisdom by Nikita Gill

hylianchai's review against another edition

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5.0

Such a gorgeous story that had me laughing and crying all the way through. Literally one of my fave books now

kiarralyons's review against another edition

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5.0

AMAZING. My heart. My soul. This was everything. I know I’ll be reading it again. This book touched my soul in a way that others haven’t in a long time. Loved every moment of it. I highly recommend. Full of strong feminist empowerment. Heartbreak and sorrow. Finding strength in the darkness. And finding your inner goddess. Thank you Nikita Gill.

its_literature's review against another edition

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emotional mysterious reflective medium-paced

4.0

really neat to read this alongside ATCBD—stories abt queer indian women and their lives both inside and outside of india—love the emphasis on mother-daughter relationships and friendships. dragged a little bit just before the half and verse isn’t my preferred style but the mythologies were so interesting

taliatalksbooks's review against another edition

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adventurous dark emotional inspiring reflective fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0

The Girl And The Goddess by Nikita Gill was an absolutely beautiful novel in verse that I truly wish I could read over and over again for the first time. I loved the characters, I loved the stories the Goddesses told, and I loved the lessons to be learned from reading these poems. I think that this book touched on so many deep topics, but did so in a really approachable and meaningful way. I loved all of the characters, and how each character had to go through their own journey, even within the limited space of the poems. I loved the sense of identity in this book, and truly did not want to stop reading. If you’re a fan of novels in verse, I would highly recommend reading this one, especially if you want a deeper look into the Hindu pantheon and Indian culture. 

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sweetbriar15's review against another edition

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challenging dark emotional hopeful inspiring mysterious reflective slow-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? N/A

5.0

terrapoetic's review against another edition

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inspiring lighthearted reflective

3.0

kimmberlea's review against another edition

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Read in the store like 30 pages. Moving, made me cry. 16.00$ but don’t have money to buy. 

abbykruth's review against another edition

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adventurous challenging dark emotional funny hopeful informative inspiring lighthearted reflective relaxing sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.75


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laughingvictorian's review against another edition

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emotional reflective medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.75


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themandimonster's review against another edition

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5.0

This was really great. Nikita Gill is wonderful writer and this book was a beautiful mix of poetry and short stories that told a great tale of life, love, pain, and a whole bunch of soul searching. Myth beautifully blended with life to make an overall wonderful story told in a unique way. I look forward to more of her work.