The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Book Review

The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Book Review

By: Heather Morris "Something off the tracks catches his eye, a flash of color. A flower, a single flower, waving in the breeze. Bloodred petals around a jet black middle. He looks for others but there are none.” The same author writes the Tattooist of Auschwitz as Cilka’s Journey, Heather Morris. She wrote The Tattooist [...]

The Beekeeper of Aleppo – Book Review

The Beekeeper of Aleppo – Book Review

By: Christy Lefteri “Where there are bees there are flowers, and wherever there are flowers there is new life and hope.” My synopsis of the book: The Beekeeper of Aleppo is centred around a Syrian family affected by the civil war that is spreading around them.  The first few chapters show the reader how ordinary [...]

The Happy Ever After Playlist- Book Review

The Happy Ever After Playlist- Book Review

Author: Abby Jimenez "You can't control the bad things that happen to you. All you can do is decide how much of you you're going to let them take." I want to start by saying that The Happy Ever After Playlist, by Abby Jimenez, is actually the second book of a series.  However, I didn't [...]

Before We Were Yours- Book Review

Before We Were Yours- Book Review

This book is written by Lisa Wingate. “A woman's past need not predict her future.  She can dance to new music if she chooses.  Her own music.  To hear the tune, she must only stop talking. To herself, I mean.  We’re always trying to persuade ourselves of things.” Lisa Wingate, the author of Before We [...]

The Age of Light – Book Review

The Age of Light – Book Review

This book is an interesting work of fiction because its main characters are based on real people. Parts of their lives have been put together by the author, Whitney Scharer's, imagination. I didn't know this until I had completed the book and began to do some research into the author. I'm not sure how I [...]