See what [she] has done….

See What I Have Done is a completely immersive, utterly coercive, sensory experience. Reading this book is like clawing your way into someone's skin, sitting inside them like an alternate personality.  It engages every one of the senses.  After it ends you are left with an echo of rotting mutton soup on the tip of your […]

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The course of love: does it run true?

The Course of Love by Alain de Botton A powerful book... filled with enough worthy quotes to fill a respectable Pinterest board (substitute journal, wall or scrapbook for Pinterest if you have no idea what I'm talking about here). It's written in what I found initially to be a slightly jarring style, pairing narrative with […]

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Are there any Good People in this book?

The Good People by Hannah Kent A review by Mo the cat's owner Mo may not have liked this book... but he is a cat, after all!  My take on the book is slightly different. The Good People is beautifully written: dark and haunting. It stays with you long after you've finished reading, like an […]

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