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I finished this book at the end of January and just have pushed off writing the review until now because I’ve been busy with school, friends and Game Of Thrones. 504 more words


WEEKLY WONDER: Life of Pi by Yann Martel (#31)

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Welcome to Weekly Wonder, a weekly series in which we bring the recommend the very best for your To Be Read list. 451 more words


Liebster - Blogger Recognition - Beautiful Book Blogger | Awards

It’s full on awards season this time of the year and that applies to blogs as well. There’s an entire range of different awards with different meanings. 1,411 more words


Fiction vs. Non-Fiction

Recently, author Yann Martel was a guest at the Appel Salon. He discussed, among other things, his latest book, The High Mountains Of Portugal. His name may ring a bell if you’re interested in literature and/or movies; he is the author of… 289 more words

Thinking Out Loud

Yann Martel's The High Mountains of Portugal review: Searching for significance

The High Mountains of Portugal
By Yann Martel
Knopf Canada
352 pp; $32

Yann Martel’s The High Mountains of Portugal brings together three tales that follow journeys spurred by loss, spanning distinct time periods and themes of love and faith. 749 more words


The High Mountains of Portugal + Updates

I am like super excited right now. I see in my email an update on Yann Martel’s new book The High Mountains of Portugal. To those who don’t know, Martel’s first book Life of Pi won the Booker Prize and was translated into an Oscar winning movie. 543 more words

Fun Stuff

New Books! 2/2/16

New in Hardcover

The Vegetarian by Han Kang

“The Vegetarian is about transformation: birthmarks bloom into flowers, trees alight with flames, arms stretch out into roots, a bird speaks with a mother’s voice, a piece of art transcends the piece itself to shatter several lives. 1,363 more words