Dear Diary | 20 Oct, 2017 | Spookathon Day 5 | My first book by Agatha Christie!

Dear Diary | 20 Oct, 2017 | Spookathon Day 5 | My first book by Agatha Christie!

Dear Diary Today is going to be a late start, because most of the day went in yesterday. Made sense? If you've read last night's diary entry , you'd know! I thought today won't be as bad yesterday, it wasn't, but we still had some firecrackers-bursting-baffoons doing what they do best! *sigh* (cough! cough! can't sigh in [...]

My thoughts on The Far Away Brothers by Lauren Markham | Spoiler-free | Non-fiction

My thoughts on The Far Away Brothers by Lauren Markham | Spoiler-free | Non-fiction

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life by Lauren Markham My rating: 4 of 5 stars (3.5 stars) "To be so very lucky and so terribly unlucky could disorient a person. You never knew where the next punch might come from, or if it would come at all." The [...]

I thought Ian McEwan to be both cruel and considerate at the same time. More thoughts on Atonement.

I thought Ian McEwan to be both cruel and considerate at the same time. More thoughts on Atonement.

A family reunites for, what proves to be, the last time. In just a matter of a couple of hours, multiple lives change. And none of them for the good. A family is torn apart, two lovers separated, a life of guilt and an urge of penance and atonement for one. The author is both cruel [...]