All The Lovers ln The Night by Mieko Kawakami

Fuyuko is an introvert. She lives alone and has trouble making friends and being social, so she jumps at the chance to turn freelance and work from home. Her life revolves around her routine and her editing job, until one day she seeks out change. But its not easy for her, with her low self …

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The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

I picked this up because I really like books like Like Water For Chocolate, stories that have a hint of magic, but that are otherwise kind of about everyday life. (Magic realism is one of our favourite genres). Rose Edelstein is turning 9 when her mother makes her a beautiful lemon cake with chocolate icing. …

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The Yellow House: A Novel About Vincent Van Gogh by Jeroen Blokhuis

Vincent Van Gogh is a strange, enigmatic figure on the landscape of modern artistic history. He's a man who is often reduced to being known only as a mad genius who cut off his own ear. I was sent this novel by Holland Park Press for honest review, and I think honestly think that you'll …

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