I Am an Island by Tamsin Calidas

This book was very hard to read. It made me sad and angry, it broke my heart so many times it's impossible to count, and I still loved it. It's difficult to write about this book. It should be covered in trigger warnings. There's everything in it, every possible horrible thing that can happen in … Continue reading I Am an Island by Tamsin Calidas

Becoming by Michelle Obama

What a woman! What a book!I loved it. I read it slowly, letting the message of it sink in gradually. A book we all should read. A book that gives hope. “For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a … Continue reading Becoming by Michelle Obama

Still Life with Bread Crumbs

Very good beginning, muddled middle and interesting second half that kept me reading till late at night, leading to a disappointing ending. That's how I could describe Anna Quindlen's Still Life with Bread Crumbs. I still think it's a good piece of writing, I just have some problems with the execution. This story is a … Continue reading Still Life with Bread Crumbs