REVIEW: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

In brief: Willa’s life has been defined by people she loves leaving. She’s tried to make them happy, but when a stranger asks her to help out another stranger, she says yes and finds her own happiness. The good: It’s Anne Tyler – finding beauty in the small things. The not-so-good: Willa really gets short... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 5/4/21

And suddenly, it’s April. Where did that time go? This Easter is very different to last year’s, with people everywhere at the shops and it’s even started to rain! Lucky I got out early and bought two books, with one received in the mail earlier in the week: Emotional Female by Yumiko Kadota arrived (signed!)... Continue Reading →

Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

In brief: It's The Taming of the Shrew, told in a modern and fun way. Kate's father wants her to marry his research assistant so he can stay in America. But what does Kate want? The good: Funny, forthright and with a nice dose of science in the setting. The not-so-good: I read it really... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 13/7/15

It's been a mixed week for me. I attended a food and wine festival (good) and got the worst haircut in the world (bad). It's no wonder that I had to do a little shopping to make myself feel better! But first, what was actually in the mailbox: On Brunswick Ground by Catherine De Saint... Continue Reading →

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