February 17, 2020

VINTAGE BOOK REVIEW: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. WONDER begins from Auggie’s point of view, but soon [...]
February 10, 2020

BOOK REVIEW: The River Wife by Heather Rose

This is the story of a river and the making of water and the nature of love. Some would say that any story of water is always a story of magic, and others would say any story of love was the same …’ The River Wife is a simple and subtle story of love. The river wife—part human, part fish—has a duty to tend the river [...]
February 3, 2020

VINTAGE BOOK REVIEW: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland

The most enchanting debut novel of 2018, this is an irresistible, deeply moving and romantic story of a young girl, daughter of an abusive father, who has to learn the hard way [...]
January 14, 2020

VINTAGE BOOK REVIEW: The Road To Ever After by Moira Young

Davy David is a thirteen-year-old orphan, who lives in the bushes in a town ruled by a strict minister, Reverend Fall. A talented artist, Davy loves to draw pictures of angels in the dirt, in the early hours of the morning before the townspeople are awake. He spends his days on his own, except for a small dog [...]
January 14, 2020

BOOK REVIEW: The Yield by Tara June Winch

Knowing that he will soon die, Albert ‘Poppy’ Gondiwindi takes pen to paper. His life has been spent on the banks of the Murrumby River at Prosperous House, on Massacre Plains. Albert is determined to pass on the language of his people and everything that was ever remembered. He finds the words on the wind [...]
October 14, 2019

VINTAGE BOOK REVIEW: Molly & Pim & The Millions of Stars by Martine Murray

You might also love to read my review on Verity Sparks Lost and Found here: BOOK REVIEW: Verity Sparks, Lost and Found by Susan Green  
October 10, 2019

VINTAGE BOOK REVIEW: The Bright Edge Of The World by Eowyn Ivey

The Blurb (from Goodreads): Set again in the Alaskan landscape that she brought to stunningly vivid life in The Snow Child, Eowyn Ivey’s second novel is a […]
September 30, 2019

BOOK REVIEW: The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver

Clear-eyed and spirited, Taylor Greer grew up poor in rural Kentucky with the goals of avoiding pregnancy and getting away. But when she heads west with high hopes and a barely functional car, she meets the human condition head-on. By the time Taylor arrives in Tucson, Arizona, she has acquired a completely unexpected child [...]
August 26, 2019

BOOK REVIEW: The Hollow Bones by Leah Kaminsky

If you’ve enjoyed this review, you may like Citadel by Kate Mosse: VINTAGE BOOK REVIEW: Citadel by Kate Mosse