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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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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