This book, even now as I think about it, was a kind of therapy for me because it reminded me of how much someone’s life story can meander and how different it may seem to those who observe it from the outside and those who experience it from the inside. The stories we tell ourselves… Continue reading ALL THE EVER AFTERS by Danielle Teller
We have all heard the old saying that silence is gold. But is it really so nowadays, or at any time? How much can silence help us, and how much has it hindered us? Revolutions did not rise by silence from protest, nor by standing still. Likewise, the changes that take place throughout life do… Continue reading What do you think, is silence always golden?
The year is 1887, and upstream from London and Oxford, along the entire banks of the Thames, there are small village inns. Each of them is famous for something; food, drink, owners, music, happy or unhappy events in which they played their part. But the Swan Inn in Radcot is known for bringing its regular… Continue reading Once upon a river by Diane Setterfield
True, there are jerks and bitches and everything. There are also those who are even worse. But you can’t tell me how bad you have it, complain about how you always end up with bad company if you don’t even try to find better! Not all women are bitches, but you can't be bother with… Continue reading Not all men are jerks, not all women are bitches – only you choose badly
I don't know about you, but one of the mini-anxieties that bothers me a little before reading a book is whether I will like the characters in the book. I don't care (anymore) whether I will be able to recognize someone in the character as my current "I", past "I" or the desired "I". I’m… Continue reading How to stop time by Matt Haig