The Shadow of the Wind – Book Review

“Julián spoke about all that as if it didn’t matter to him, as if it were part of a past he had left behind, but these things are never forgotten. The words with which a…

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The Fishermen – Book Review

“Obembe was a search dog: The one who first discovered things, who knew things and who, after  discovering them, examined them. He was perpetually pregnant with ideas, and in the fullness of time, delivered them…

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Celine by Peter Heller – Book Review

“The words hit the assembled watchers like a gust. It was the Samurai creed. The Legionnaires’. Their own. It hit them with the force of recognition: It was uttered with conviction, with simplicity,  and with…

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The Mothers by Brit Bennett – Book Review

I am really trying to do better with my book reviews this year. I have every intention of reviewing the books that I read on the blog but then life gets in the way. My…

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The Story of a Brief Marriage by Anuk Arudpragasam – Book Review

“Perhaps it had to do with the fact that in crying for yourself you were acknowledging your vulnerability, acknowledging that despite your various efforts and postures you can be and have been hurt by the…

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