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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