Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 16/11/20

A big week for the letterbox! I got several parcels (surprise books and my orders), which was fantastic. Stories of Hope by Heather Morris arrived from Heather herself! Thank you for the lovely card. Stories of Hope tells the art of listening and the people Heather has met and their stories. When I Come Home... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Letters from Berlin by Tania Blanchard

In brief: In Nazi Germany, everyone has to make sacrifices. For Susie to protect her family, she must live a lie and pretend that her soulmate is nothing to her. The good: An incredible amount of drama in one book. The not-so-good: Something things seemed to be spelled out a little too much for the... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Perfect Tunes by Emily Gould

In brief: Laura has moved to New York to try to make it as a singer. But her brief relationship with a fellow artist changes her life forever… The good: The atmosphere of early 2000s New York. The not-so-good: The shift towards Laura’s daughter as the main character towards the end. Why I chose it:... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: A Burning by Megha Majumdar

In brief: A terrorist attack on a train has wide-ranging consequences for three individuals. Who will rise and who will fall? The good: Very well written with some confronting moral dilemmas. The not-so-good: Exposes that life really isn't fair – so much depends on other things. Why I chose it: Sounded like something I would... Continue Reading →

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