“Queenie”: a review of Candice Carty-Williams’ novel about female mental health
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“Queenie”: a review of Candice Carty-Williams’ novel about female mental health


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. NOTE: discussions about mental health and miscarriage Candice Carty-Williams’ novel Queenie is set in a London that is very different from other novels I have read set there. It is set in … Continue reading

A review of “The Two Hearts of Eliza Bloom”: loving outside your faith
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A review of “The Two Hearts of Eliza Bloom”: loving outside your faith


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Beth Miller’s novel posits the question: What happens when you love someone outside of your faith? There are thousands of answers to this question, and arguably loving the ‘wrong’ person is something … Continue reading

A Review of “Do No Harm” by Henry Marsh
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A Review of “Do No Harm” by Henry Marsh


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Do No Harm is a medical memoir. Henry Marsh picks tales from his career as a neurosurgeon and shares his failures, successes, frustrations, and hopes. I think that this book is extremely … Continue reading

The Fall of Serious Money: a review of John Lanchesters, “Capital”
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The Fall of Serious Money: a review of John Lanchesters, “Capital”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. This book started off like a small rock slowing rolling down a snowy hill that eventually turns into an avalanche. What you are left with at the end of the novel is … Continue reading

Between Two Worlds: A review of “The Lonely Londoners”
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Between Two Worlds: A review of “The Lonely Londoners”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Sam Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners was written in the 1950s in a climate of change for the West Indies and Britain. As the British Empire slowly lost grip of its ‘acquired’ colonies, … Continue reading