“I am haunted by humans.” Goodreads Synopsis: It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . . Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel… Continue reading The Book Theif – Markus Zusak
Okay so I have seen this tag floating around and it looked like so much fun so I decided why not, this seems to be one of the few rare tags that I’m not sure who started it, so if anyone knows, send me a message and I will update it. 1. Have You… Continue reading Guilty Reader Book Tag
“None of us ever know all the possible courses our lives could have and maybe should have taken. It’s probably just as well. Some secrets are meant to stay secret forever. Just ask Pandora.” Goodreads Synopsis: At the heart of The Husband’s Secret is a letter that’s not meant to be read My darling Cecilia,… Continue reading The Husband’s Secret – Liane Moriarty
Okay so I really wasn’t feeling the discussion post I had originally scheduled to write today, but as I was still in the mood to write something I thought I would revisit on of my favourite previous posts which you may have gleamed from the title was ‘Books that leave you in tears’. Now one of the… Continue reading Books that leave you in Tears take Two
Okay so something I didn’t anticipate when I started my blog was how long it sometimes takes me write a review after I have finished a book. I try to write the review as soon as I can but, if I’m busy or if life decides this would be a great time to just really… Continue reading How long is too long when reviewing a book?
“If you don’t love yourself how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?” Goodreads Synopsis: Overweight and unhappy at home, Emmy gets sexually involved with a popular classmate so that people will think that she is worth liking. When she realizes that he is just using her, she decides to leave her home in… Continue reading Love is Love – Mette Bach
“And you couldn’t believe that such a large and beautiful shell could be found on such a busy beach. That people had walked by and, apparently, no one had noticed it or, if they had, thought it worthwhile picking up” Goodreads Synopsis: When Scarlett comes across a box containing her most precious items from her… Continue reading A Year of Second Chances – Buffy Andrews