The Warsaw Orphan made me ill in all of the ways that a good book should. Descriptions of dying, starving, homeless people waiting for death to gather them--but worst of all were instances of the soldiers’ indifference.
Tag: literary fiction
The Empty House & Discovering Rosamunde Pilcher
If a story is good, if it has the author's heart in it, the reader will never forget the day the book was read.
Book Review: The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson
The Bookseller follows a woman named Kitty who lives in Denver, where she runs a bookstore with her best friend, Frieda. In 1962 it's not usual for her to be unmarried at the age of thirty-eight, but she tells herself she's content. Having gone through a failed courtship and several dates that led nowhere, she's … Continue reading Book Review: The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson
Book Review: The Paris Winter by Imogen Robertson
The Paris Winter leaves a proper chill in your soul after you finish reading it. It is the haunting story of Maud Heighton, an English painter who takes art classes in Paris, all the while struggling to get her daily meal. Her situation doesn't go unnoticed at the academy, especially when she starts to lose … Continue reading Book Review: The Paris Winter by Imogen Robertson