Where the Crawdads Sing- My Book Review

Where the Crawdads Sing- My Book Review

By: Delia Owens “Autumn leaves don’t fall; they fly.  They take their time and wander on this, their only chance to soar.” Let me begin by saying I absolutely loved this book, I was attached to the story from the very beginning! What was this story about… Where the Crowdads Sing revolves around a young [...]

The Love that Split the World – Book Review

The Love that Split the World – Book Review

By: Emily Henry What is the story about… This story follows a teenage girl named Natalie Cleary, who has just finished high school and is preparing to attend college in the fall.  Natalie was born into an Aboriginal community; however, she was adopted at a very young age by a non-Aboriginal family.  Therefore, she knows [...]

City of Girls – Book Review

City of Girls – Book Review

Book by: Elizabeth Gilbert What was this story about: City of Girls is written as one long letter.  A woman named Angela asks Vivian Morris, the main character, to explain Vivian's relationship with Angela's father. Vivian responds to this letter with the story of her life beginning at age 19. Vivian Morris is from a [...]

How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division – Book Review

How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division – Book Review

Author: Elif Shafak This is a very short read but an important one.  In today's world of division it is sometimes hard to see where you fit, to see where your ideas, values and opinions meet.  Society focuses on the "us vs them" narrative leaving little room for people in the middle. How to Stay [...]

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 [...]