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Just keeps giving…

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The Giver by Lois Lowry My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book took me two days to read – on a weekend where I was INSANELY busy. I would have finished this in a day – no question. Lois Lowry’s The Giver is a powerful story, a…

The God of Small Things

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy My rating: 4 of 5 stars After a slow start, The God of Small Things ramped up my interest the further I read. This third person narrative was a debut novel – and one that was awarded the Booker Prize. That said – damn, it was confusing. The […]

Poppy

Poppy by Mary Hooper My rating: 4 of 5 stars As the 100th anniversary of the First World War approaches there are a significant number of books about the war being published. Over the last 6 months I’ve seen at least a dozen, perhaps more, and there will be more to come, no doubt. Many […]