Merci à l'auteur de m'avoir envoyé un SP de son roman via Simplement pour que j'en fasse une chronique honnête. Dans un monde imaginaire, plusieurs royaumes tentent tant bien de coexister. Leurs dirigeants respectifs doivent composer avec leurs mésententes conjugales, les complots qui les menacent, les rebellions qui grondent, voire la folie qui les ronge. … Continue reading L’urne de Xalanor – Tome 1 – La folie du roi, par Vincent MacPhordyne
"Who are you? A simple son of the soil, as you pretend to yourself? Oh no. You, too, are among the infirm -- you are the dreamer, the madman in a madder world, our own midwestern Don Quixote without his Sancho, gamboling under the blue sky. You're bright enough -- brighter anyhow than our mutual … Continue reading Stoner, by John Williams
Mindless, throwing a thirsty hand forth, Hoping to snatch more. More more and new.
Merci à l'éditeur et l'auteur pour l'exemplaire dédicacé! Ma chronique n'en a pas été influencée. 🇫🇷 Paris, 1939. Odile, la vingtaine toute fraîche, vient de décrocher le job de ses rêves à la l'American Library de Paris. Le paisible quotidien de cette amoureuse des livres vole pourtant en éclat lorsque les nazis envahissent puis occupent … Continue reading [Bilingual Review]Une soif de livres et de liberté / The Paris Library, by Janet Skeslien Charles
The publisher graciously sent me a copy of this novel. Here is my honest review. From the publisher : "When Harriet Stoker dies falling from a balcony in a long-abandoned building, she discovers a group of of ghosts, each with a special power. Felix, Kasper, Rima and Leah welcome Harriet into their world, eager to … Continue reading The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker, by Lauren James
I received a copy of I Am Change from the publisher, and here is my honest review. It has been a while since I posted a review on here. I am happy to come back to talk about such a great novel. I actually shared my thoughts on Instagram already, but I will try to … Continue reading I am Change, by Suzy Zail
I have finally come across a book I felt a urge to discuss. A masterpiece I needed to rave about at lengths.
Happiness ... Is a book snuggled against your chest Under the warm blanket. It’s the light tapping of the rain Landing in jaunty rhythm on the roof. It’s his warm hand in yours Cramming a million sweet words In one gentle squeeze. It’s the smile of your sister The laughter of your mother. It’s the … Continue reading Happiness
What are those words, poet, Flying around your mind Like crows, peering over your thoughts? They seize your anguish And knead your sorrow. In their pointed beaks Your delights wriggle, out of breath. The raven exhales. Its sigh’s your essence Condensed in the rims Of its pitch black feathers. Its blood’s a bottle of ink … Continue reading Narrative
So, I kinda fell in love with this book. After reading some other critics though, I started to wonder if I was being too generous... But let's dive in and examine it in greater detail. For those of you who are -- like I was until recently, late to the party; The Miniaturist takes place … Continue reading The Miniaturist, by Jessie Burton