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(Book Review): The Secret History by Donna Tartt

How do I talk about a book like this? The truth is I probably can’t. At least, not as well as I’d like to. I finished… 628 more words


Horizon: Aaron Lambright

I’ve had a few people ask me about my characters in my novel from their roots to becoming a character to reasons they do the things they do. 498 more words

A Girl Called Fearless by Catherine Linka

A Girl Called Fearless by Catherine Linka takes place in a reality where fifty million women died from cancer caused by a synthetic hormone called Scarpanol, which was injected into beef. 443 more words

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Sarah Moss - Night Waking

Following my read Of Sarah Moss’s current novel Bodies Of Light which was a wonderful book, I decided to fish out my original review of her previous novel, which I then (and still do) recommend highly, but I felt had some flaws which prevented my complete surrender at the time. 764 more words

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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Theo Decker, a thirteen-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend.

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Cutting for Stone

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A very complex and detailed drama about the breaking and healing of family relationships. 264 more words

20th Century

The Lemon Grove by Helen Walsh (Tinder Press, 2014)

Transport yourself to the calming, cultured and idyllically picturesque western coastline of Mallorca. Take calf-stingingly steep, rocky paths towards expansive, tranquil marine vistas. Stroll through the pretty, arty, village of Deia, once the chosen retreat of Robert Graves where now playboy millionaires and coach-tour day trippers rub along among the panoply of artisans and latter-day hippies, all savouring the bitter-sweet experience of destroying the very way of life they strive to taste. 596 more words

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