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Reader Review: “Hello Stunning”
by Shetreadssoftly: Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano is a very highly recommended, poignant and complex family saga. One of the best novels and character studies I’ve read this year. Absolutely excellent!
William Waters grew up feeling completely isolated and unloved by his parents. One world he was accepted in was playing basketball and so he embraced that identity. When Julia Padavano, an assertive young woman who knows what she wants, meets him during their freshman year of college, she decides William will be her boyfriend. She introduces him to her three sisters: Sylvie, Cecelia, and Emeline and then has him come…
Explore the Guide to Punctuation & Symbols with ‘Snails & Monkey Tails: A Visual Guide’ by Michael Arndt
Non-fiction – hardcover; HQ; 160 pages; 2022. And now for something completely different. As a self-confessed “word nerd” (and someone who has just spent the best part of eight weeks writing a copy style guide in my new role at work), I couldn’t resist buying Michael Arndt’s Snails & Monkey Tails when I saw it… Continue reading ‘Snails & Monkey Tails: A Visual Guide to Punctuation & Symbols’ by Michael Arndt
Mary Kelly’s The Spoilt Kill
A year or so ago, I read and loved Due to a Death, a brooding psychological mystery by the English crime writer Mary Kelly. The Spoilt Kill was published a year before Due to a Death, and it shares something of the same mood – a doomed, fatalistic tone that runs through the book. In […]
The fourth month of 2023 Paperbacks That Are Worth Checking Out: Part One}
I’ve read all but one of the first instalment of April paperback goodies, several of which turned up on my books of 2022 list beginning with acclaimed short story writer Louise Kennedy’s first novel, Trespasses, which sees a Catholic teacher falling in love with an older man, a prominent barrister, married and a Protestant. Michael’s …
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Nineteen or more Best LitRPG Books (2023) Fresh Adventures To Amaze You
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Book Review: “A Plot Against America”
by Susan: This is the second time around reading. The first time I didn’t understand the connection with Lindberg until after I learned my history. The book is terrifying, unbelievable our country underground wanted Nazism to spread through the United States. Some of these events were actually true. Lindberg becoming president didn’t happen.This actually is an important book to read. Even though it is a novel. If you end up reading the book. Do some research on the 1940’s and Nazism in America. It will open your eyes. …