Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 13/11/17

Wow, what a week! I think last week threw everything at me that was possible. I didn't even finish a book! I received two books in the mail and bought a couple (made sure I got some shopping in)! Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson (out Tuesday) is the third book in the Stormlight Archive series. Humanity is... Continue Reading →

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REVIEW: Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

In brief: Aviva was involved in a Clinton/Lewinsky affair (complete with blog entries) and disappeared. But when she runs for local mayor, secrets are revealed, affecting her daughter Ruby. The good: A unique way of telling a story from those who know Aviva/Jane. The not-so-good: Blitzed through this as it was so compelling! Why I... Continue Reading →

Leaving Ocean Road by Esther Campion

In brief: Ellen is at a loss after the death of her husband. But when her first love Gerry appears at her home in Australia, she begins to heal even though his presence brings to the fore some long held secrets… The good: Beautiful combination of settings and loved the Irish sayings. The not-so-good: Some... Continue Reading →

Tin Man by Sarah Winman

In brief: Ellis is at a loss. This is the story, both heartbreaking and happy of his best friend and love. The good: Incredibly emotional at times. The not-so-good: I felt a little lost at the start. Why I chose it: Rave reviews from people who I trust for book recommendations. Thanks Hachette for the... Continue Reading →

Living the Dream by Lauren Berry

In brief: Clem and Emma aren't exactly where they wanted to be at the end of their twenties. Still trying to chase their dream jobs and dream lives, will they ever make it or accept the status quo? The good: Loads of fun and realistic! The not-so-good: I devoured this in 24 hours. Why I... Continue Reading →

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