The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows (Review)

I decided to read this book because I loved The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society co-written by Annie Barrows, and I hoped that The Truth According to Us would give me at least half of the enjoyment of the former. Read on to find out whether that was the case. We have the twenty-something … More The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows (Review)

Reading year 2018

Overall, I’ve had a very good reading year again. My Bookstagram has a list of my favourites from 2018, some of my plans for 2019, as well as musings on the year gone by. Check it out at @booksinboston. View this post on Instagram Fredrik Backman appreciation post. You know when you read an author … More Reading year 2018

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic – Daniel Mendelsohn (review)

“The plot of the Odyssey is not long in the telling. A man has been away from home for many years. Poseidon is always on the watch for him; he is all alone. As for the situation at home, his goods are being laid waste by the Suitors, who plot against his son. After a … More An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic – Daniel Mendelsohn (review)

The Glass Town Game by Catherynne Valente (Review)

The Glass-Town Game is a middle-grade novel by Catherynne Valente. Charlotte, Emily, Branwell, and Anne Brönte grow up in their small Yorkshire parsonage. They spend their free time in a make-believe world called Glass Town which helps them escape the fact that Charlotte and Emily must, at the end of summer, return to their evil … More The Glass Town Game by Catherynne Valente (Review)