REVIEW: Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Tales from the Café by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

In brief: More about the visitors to Funiculi Funicula, a small café that has the ability for patrons to return to the past for a short time. The good: Wonderfully touching stories. The not-so-good: I read this so quickly! Why I chose it: Enjoyed the original Before the Coffee Gets Cold. Year: 2020 (2017 in... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

In brief: In Tokyo, there is a very special coffee shop that allows customers to travel back in time. But there are multiple rules… The good: Great idea for a story. The not-so-good: Some very sad moments! Why I chose it: I love Japanese fiction – thank you to Pan Macmillan for the ARC. Year:... Continue Reading →

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