Monthly Archives: May 2017

Your Affectionate Childhood’s Friend

Henrietta’s War by Joyce Dennys is a wonderful collection of fictional letters written from an English woman named Henrietta to her friend Robert serving in the military during World War Two. Dennys was an artist, writer, doctor’s wife, and mother. … Continue reading

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Fast Forward

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Fairy Tales

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Frederik Backman completes my reading of the author’s work. What a joy it has been! This story is about a precocious almost eight-year-old girl named Elsa who quotes Wikipedia, is … Continue reading

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Hidden Truths

What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Leslie Nneka Arimah is a short story collection by an author who is originally from the UK and lived in Nigeria Her unique stories are harsh and told in … Continue reading

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Unwelcome

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee is a fictional family saga about Koreans living in Japan during and after World War Two. It is almost 500 pages in length and took me weeks to read. The tale involves a young Korean … Continue reading

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On Thin Ice

Beartown by Frederik Backman is a new release by an author I have recently come to admire and follow. Although his new novel takes on the serious topic of an isolated small town whose identity centers on their boys hockey … Continue reading

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Not Again

When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson was recommended by my friend Joan. I am glad she did so because I really liked this book! The story starts off with a bang, well not a literal bang, but … Continue reading

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