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5 Shows We Love ATM #1

Take a look at some of our favourite TV series currently streaming…

The Mindy Project

If you’re as obsessed with romantic comedies as much as the Presto team then get your hands on… 295 more words


Olive Kitteridge

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout; 2008

The book took A LOT out of me. Olive Kitteridge is a collection of short stories about the residents of Crosby, a small town in Maine. 322 more words


Between the Pages: Olive Kitteridge (Elizabeth Strout)

Olive Kitteridge, a deeply empathic and human novel, strives to commeasure human tendencies and social attitudes.

The novel is divided into around ten chapters, each involving different characters but all revolving around one woman, Olive Kitteridge, a stubborn, middle-aged woman who doesn’t exactly like the changes she witnesses in her small town. 1,059 more words

A Higher Revelation

My Name is Lucy Barton, by Elizabeth Strout

Exquisite is the word I kept thinking of when I read this book – small, finely detailed, precise, beautiful.

Lucy lies in her hospital bed, desperately missing her two young daughters. 228 more words


What I Read: April 2016

I haven’t posted since the end of March and I completely skipped over March reads because the months have been blending into each other as they always do! 659 more words

Book Reviews

Olive Kitteridge: notes 5


Rebecca Brown has never stolen before, steals a magazine from a dentist’s office because she wants to finish a story she was reading in it, finishes reading it on the bus home, it ends sadly, she drops the magazine and it flips to an add for a smock-like shirt, Rebecca decides to order one for her boyfriend David… 713 more words


Olive Kitteridge: notes 4

Basket of Trips

Olive accompanies Molly Collins to the funeral service of Ed Bonney, he and his wife Marlene were Olive’s students once, Olive and Molly skip going to the cemetery and go to Marlene’s instead to set up food for the gathering afterward… 1,112 more words