I have a long history with this book as I started to read it when I was about 18. Somehow it captured my interest again this summer. I had totally but really totally forgotten that I’ve read it before ... hello memory troubles! Did something like that happens to you too? I wonder if I'm … Continue reading Review: A Widow For One Year by John Irving.
If you know Ashley from her blog MentalHealth@Home, you’ll be already familiar with her no-nonsense and straight to the point writing style. Her latest book, ‘Managing the Depression Puzzle’ is a short one, 124 pages, but is packed full of information about, you guessed it, depression. The book is written in short chapters which makes … Continue reading Book Review – Managing The Depression Puzzle by A.L. Peterson from MentalHealth@Home.
If you like to watch series like ‘The Bridge’ or ‘The Killing’ this is a good summer read for you. The story enfolds in Copenhagen, when a young woman is found brutally murdered with one of her hands missing. Picture credits click here. In true detective style, there are two who doesn’t particularly like each … Continue reading Some kind of book review – The Chestnut Man by S. Sveistrup.
I wanted to write 'some kind of book review' but honestly, I can’t tell you much about this book without spoiling the experience for you. Every word I say will be too much so I’ll keep the review fairly short. “What are we, if not an accumulation of our memories?”Before I go to sleep, SJ … Continue reading Book & Brain – Before I go to sleep by SJ Watson.
Raimund ‘Mundus’ Gregorius is a teacher in Latin, Greek and Hebrew in Swiss. His whole life he was fascinated by these ‘old’ languages but one day he encounters a women while he is going to the college where he works. This encounter changes his mind and he leaves his old life behind. While he stumbles … Continue reading Some kind of book review: Night train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier.