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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Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman- Book Review

“At a certain age all the questions a person asks him or herself are really just about one thing: how should you live your life ” pg 31 Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman was…

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Jakob’s Colors by Lindsay Hawdon – Book Review

**Trigger Warning: This book contains graphic descriptions of physical abuse.  This stand out novel is from what I was able to find the author’s first. It tells the story of eight year old half gypsy…

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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes – Book Review

Me Before You is the story of Will and his newly hired caregiver/companion Louisa. When Louisa is thrust on him Will is barely a shell of his former uber-successful self.  In the beginning they are…

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A Little Life by Hana Yanagihara – Book Review

**Trigger Warning: Please note that this book contains graphic depictions of physical and sexual abuse.  Let me just say up front this book gutted me. If you are looking to start the new year with…

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