Thoughts

How to write a friendship – Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Maybe I pick bad books or maybe I don't read enough female authors; but I'm always pleasantly surprised at well written female friendships. One of the best things about Uprooted is the friendship between Agnieszka and Kasia. It's not one of those 'we're friends even though nothing we ever do shows that', but it's also… Continue reading How to write a friendship – Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Bookish Memory Check, SciFi Month

Bookish Memory Check – the SciFi edition

ARTWORK by Liu Zishan from 123RF.com In honor of the SciFiMonth, it's time for the science fiction version of the Bookish Memory Check! The rules: Go to your Goodreads ‘sci-fi’ + ‘read’ shelfSort by randomTest your memory on the top five books Borders of Infinity by Lois McMaster Bujold (Vorkosigan Saga #5.1-5.3) My memory:I think this is one of… Continue reading Bookish Memory Check – the SciFi edition

Reviews

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County is the story of Robert Kincaid, a world-class photographer, and Francesca Johnson, an Iowa farm wife. Kincaid, fifty-two, is a photographer for National Geographic. A strange, almost mystical traveler of Asian deserts, distant rivers, and ancient cities, he is a man who feels out of harmony with time. Francesca Johnson,… Continue reading The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

Reviews

Heat by Nicolina Martin (Russo Saga #1)

Anything can happen during the hot nights in the Dominican Republic. SydneyI just wanted a tan and to sip drinks with little umbrellas in them. I didn’t know that vacation would mean sleeping with a hot stranger, being drugged, and nearly killed. My instincts tell me there’s more to the smooth facade of Nathan Russo,… Continue reading Heat by Nicolina Martin (Russo Saga #1)