Book reviews: Out of Control – Natalie Collins, Learning to Breathe- Rachael Newham, Glorious Weakness – Alia Joy, The Making of Us – Sheridan Voysey, Once We Were Strangers – Shawn Smucker, The View from Rock Bottom – Stephanie Tait, The Gladstone Tales and Image of the Invisible – Amy Scott Robinson
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“During the silences of suffering, kindness speaks louder than ever.”
This is overdue, but let me present to you the 6 non-fiction and 14 children’s books I read in the latter half of 2018.
The books featured were:
The Trick to Time – Kit de Waal
The Only Story – Julian Barnes
Everything We Never Knew – Beth Morey
Vinegar Girl – Anne Tyler
The Explorer – Katherine Rundell (kids’ book)
Three Things About Elsie – Joanna Rundell
The House of the Mosque – Kader Abdolah
The Summer of Impossible Things – Rowan Coleman
A Christmas Case – L B Hathaway
A Storied Life – Leigh Kramer
The Optician of Lampedusa – Emma Jane Kirby
This is the last of four posts celebrating the books I’ve been reading lately! These are the books the boy and I have been enjoying together so far in 2018 – with Jules Verne’s classic, illustrated by Robert Ingpen, the clear favourite.
This is the third of four bumper review posts – my non-fiction Book Reviews for Spring 2018 (Jan-April). The next one is Children’s fiction. Here are ten books for your consideration:
It’s been a while since I’ve done some reviews, but I’ve been reading. So buckle up for four posts in a row of great books, including my ‘best of 2017’ in each category, for I missed my ‘end of year’ reviews in the chaos of releasing my own book, Those Who Wait!
Some really amazing ones in this category – Spark and The Sellout my favourite of this bunch so far this year.
The sun has come out, my brain is awakening, and I can finally report the best books I read in 2017. I’ve divided them into categories because it was hard to choose.