Hidden Valley Road – Book Review

Hidden Valley Road – Book Review

By: Robert Kolker “...for almost as long, Donald has consistently and unwaveringly maintained that he is, in fact, the offspring of an octopus.” Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker is a true story of a post-world war II family, the Galvin's, living in Colorado, USA. Through the Galvin family, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Self Love Club Volume 2 – A Book Chat

Self Love Club Volume 2 – A Book Chat

I haven't fully finished reading Self Love Club Volume 2 yet.  However, I wanted to write this post anyway because I don't believe this book is one that needs to be fully read in one sitting. It is a collaboration of stories written by different women, focusing on their journey to self-love. I plan on [...]

Beautiful Bookstores of Switzerland

Beautiful Bookstores of Switzerland

When I moved to Switzerland, one of the first things I did was visit all the bookstores near me. It was a bit disheartening knowing these stores would mostly (or only) sell German books but, I had to take a tour anyway. To my surprise and delight, many of the bookstores in the area sold [...]