“Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth”. – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Advertisements
I always review books I enjoy, so I thought I’d take a look at one I didn’t! I just thought this book was a bit disjointed. I’m really interested in motherhood and families, and the book seemed to be marketed with that as the main theme. Really, though, I didn’t find that came across. The… Continue reading Sight – Jessie Greengrass
“Sometimes you simply needed someone kind to sit with you while you dealt with things”. – Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman This book is full of gems like this one!
A little while ago, I made a post about reading the same book more than once. But what about buying the same book more than once? There are a few books that I have several copies of. Without question, I have the most copies of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie– I think I have about… Continue reading Multiple Copies Of The Same Book?
“If someone asks you how you are, you are meant to say FINE. You are not meant to say that you cried yourself to sleep last night because you hadn’t spoken to another person for two consecutive days. FINE is what you say.” – Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman I think loneliness in young people… Continue reading Quote of the day…
This is probably (definitely) one of my favourite books. I read it for the first time before I was running this blog, or I’d definitely have written about it. I loved it. Eleanor was just one of the most interesting characters. I absolutely love her to bits. She’s so strange and yet also I find… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman
‘Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it.’ – Jeanette Winterson