Books by Fredrik Backman – Reviews

My Grandmother asked me to tell you she’s sorry “Because all seven-year-olds deserve superheroes.” “There’s something special about a grandmother’s house.  You never forget how it smells.” I’ve been wanting to read My Grandmother asked me to tell you she’s sorry after enjoying A Man Called Ove several years ago. Since I signed up forContinue reading “Books by Fredrik Backman – Reviews”

Middlemarch – Brief Review

“Scenes which make vital changes in our neighbours’ lot are but the background of our own, yet, like a particular aspect of the fields and trees, they become associated for is with the epochs of our own history, and make a part of that unity which lies in the selection of our keenest consciousness.” AfterContinue reading “Middlemarch – Brief Review”

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl – Review

“What would you be, if you had been born and brought up a slave, with generations of slaves for ancestors?” ~ Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs To say this book is not an easy read is probably a gross understatement. But everything about this book made me think how differentContinue reading “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl – Review”

I’ll Be Your Blue Sky – Review

Thank you William Morrow Books for sending me a copy to read and review. All opinions and thoughts are my own so let’s jump right in. I’ve read all of Marisa De Los Santos’ (adult) books and Love Walked In holds a special place in my heart (and my bookshelf). I can’t remember exactly howContinue reading “I’ll Be Your Blue Sky – Review”

Sense and Sensibility – Review

“Sense will always have attractions for me.” ~ Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen It’s hard not to give way to preconceived expectations based on past experience, at least for me, in my reading. If I’ve read more than one book by an author and find a favorite, I will somewhat biasly hold all other worksContinue reading “Sense and Sensibility – Review”