Excuse the title. I couldn’t think of anything less generic 🙂 But one of my goals last year (and moving forward) was to read more translated books- or just more books from other countries. Same with films but that’s another post. My goal is to hit every country in the world. Kind of like literary … More Reading Books from Around the World
I am ready for scary, creepy book season and happy to say I started with a winner right out of the gate! But I’m always a sucker for ghost towns.
For the first 45% or so of this book I thought it was a beautiful translation of a slice of life story. Nice but kind of average save how I wished I could read it in French. By the end I was like oh 5 stars definitely going to be on a best of the … More Fresh Water for Flowers
A Novel Bookstore By: Laurence Cossé Grade: B- Two people decide to team up in Paris and open a bookstore that sells only “good” books. Books chosen by a special and secret committee to wade through all novels. You would think this would be a great thing and for a little while it is. Only … More Intriguing but Flawed: A Novel Bookstore