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Book Review: The Ocean at The End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences. Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review Memories are a funny thing. They can be erased. They can…

Book Review: House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds

You are a bookworm who has tunneled through the pages of history. Is that not so? Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review House of Suns is classified as a “space opera”. While I have definitely been on a science fiction kick, this one was completely different than any of my recent reads. Reynolds builds a completely…

Book Review: When by Victoria Laurie

Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review When is another book I got as a young adult novel that I wanted to listen to while walking Walter. Except for, with this one, I found my walks getting longer and longer… I couldn’t quite let go of it when I got home, so poor Walter was in tow…

Book Review: The Cornish Village School: Breaking the Rules by Kitty Wilson

He knew this was a Pandora’s box, one he wouldn’t ever want to close. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Welcome to everyone who is following the blog tour for this book! I’m so pleased to be a part of it. I’d like to give a huge thank you to Ellie Pilcher for inviting me to…

Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

People said Ove saw the world in black and white. But she was color. All the color he had. Book Rating 5/5 Book Review Oh, my goodness. I haven’t felt these many feelings in a book since The Great Alone. If you want to laugh, cry, sob, sit and reflect on life… A Man Called…

Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Because I knew nothing, nothing was beneath me. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Wow… That’s all I can say! I don’t even like Greek Mythology all that much (sorry, not sorry), but I absolutely loved Circe. You do not have to have a background or knowledge of mythology to like this book–I practically know next to…

Book Review: The Dry by Jane Harper

Death rarely changes how we feel about someone. Heightens it, more often than not. Book Rating 3/5 Book Review I mainly picked up The Dry by Jane Harper because I read that Reese Witherspoon bought the rights to the movie. If she buys the movie rights, then dang, it must be one good book! I…