he Story of Lale Sokolov is sadly not based on fiction, so I cannot in any capacity critique the story, only the storytelling. I was amazed by Lale’s ability to survive and the way he put himself at risk to take care of others. This story showed how even in the worst imaginable conditions hope could be found, friendships could be made and lives can be saved. The love story was of course very special and beautiful especially as its true. However, I didn't find myself emotionally affected until the authors note where we learn what happened to Lale and Gita after the war.
I`ve gone through most of my adult life without audiobooks, but the deeper I get in the bookish community, and when discussing books with friends, I've swiftly learned that audiobooks are a major part of the literary world. Naturally, as a form of media becomes increasingly popular, opinions are bound to diverge. One such topic … Continue reading Do Audiobooks Count as Reading?
My first impression of this novel was the beautiful cover! It is an absolutely stunning book, and it gets even better under the dust jacket showcasing a gold gilded, traditionally bound book. The plot was well executed and I found the jumps in time and point of view changes refreshing without being confusing. The story itself was not what I expected from the blurb.
Helloo!! I hope you are all doing well? In light of the new year, I think it's appropriate for me to share the YA books I'm most excited about releasing in the first 6 months of 2019!! So here they are in no particular order (like my sock drawer). Enchantée by Gita Trelease Release Date: February 5th … Continue reading My Most Anticipated YA releases of 2019 (Part 1)
Wow, that title is a mouthful! Over the years I`ve found sooo many incredible books in charity shops. Yet many of my friends have commented that the chaotic nature of these shops has put them off shopping there. I`ve found the best way to go book shopping in a charity shop is to strategize with 5 simple rules. Don’t go in … Continue reading 5 Top Tips: Charity Shop Book Shopping
Written by: Neil GaimanSeries or Standalone: Standalone Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Adventure Source: Borrowed from a friend Goodreads Rating: 4.09 Buy it on Amazon here “It is a long story, and it does no credit to anyone: there is murder in it, and trickery, lies and foolishness, seduction and pursuit. Listen.” Synopsis: “The great Norse myths, … Continue reading Book Review: Norse Mythology
© Copyright Image Written by: Lilian Stoughton Hyde Series or Standalone: Standalone Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Classics Source: Bought Goodreads Rating: 3.88 Buy it on Amazon here! ------------------------------------------------------------------------- "She was so beautiful that the whole sky flushed pink with pleasure” Synopsis: "In the preparation of this book, the aim has been to present in a manner suited to young … Continue reading Book Review: Favourite Greek Myths