The Best is Yet to Come – Book Review

The Best is Yet to Come – Book Review

By: Katy Collins Izzy is a new mother who feels lost and alone. Arthur is an 85-year-old man who is alone after losing his wife. These two characters shape The Best is Yet to Come in a heartwarming, light-hearted and emotional novel. This book includes many serious topics such as suicide, postpartum depression, grief and [...]

With Warm Weather Comes Bright Books! My Spring Reading List

With Warm Weather Comes Bright Books! My Spring Reading List

It is the first week of Spring, and I am so excited! I absolutely love this time of year. Snow is melting (even though Switzerland barely gets snow apparently), flowers and trees are blooming, and the temperature rises. The winter is behind us, and the day is getting longer! All I want to do is [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]