My Mum left this book for me after her recent visit, and I wasn’t entirely sure it would be my cup of tea.
Imbued with melancholy, and regret, this beautifully written book explores the troubled relationship between a young girl (Hélène ), her distant, self-absorbed mother, her affectionate yet absent father, and her mother’s lover, Max. 157 more words
I did it. I read eight books in January. Starting this quest, I figured that if I could meet my monthly goal during what is arguably the busiest month of my year (with research papers and semester 1 finals), it would bode well for accomplishing my larger goal of 100 books in a year. 1,817 more words