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
Thanks to the author for providing me a digital copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The publication of this book was jeopardized amidst turbulences due to a tweet by the author that went viral and caused outrage. But the publisher, for legal reasons, decided to publish it in Kindle … Continue reading They Called Me Wyatt, by Natasha Tynes
Thanks to Bloomsbury Publishing for this review copy of City of Girls. Here is my honest review. The novel follows Vivian, a young American woman from a privileged background that is sent to live with her aunt in New-York after having been expelled from Vassar College, in the summer of 1940. Her aunt runs a … Continue reading City of Girls, by Elizabeth Gilbert