I started writing this review almost two years ago, shortly after I finished reading Still Alice. Although it’s very delayed, I still want to share my thoughts. To me, this book is great at humanizing Alzheimer’s patients by helping the reader really imagine what having this disease means.
When I first heard about the premise of Ian McEwan’s newest novel, I was intrigued. While the idea of Nutshell is really original, I’m not sure it worked as well as it could have.
I’ve had this book lying on my shelves for years and finally read it this past October. Overall it was a really fun anthology, especially during Halloween season. Continue reading
Let me start by saying that I’ve seen the Hitchcock adaptation years ago before I purchased the book. Therefore, the plot held no surprises for me. I really liked the movie so I was hoping to get greater character development and more detail from the novel.
This book ended up being a pleasant surprise for me. I expected it to be a well written but predictable read. However, The Chaperone featured some unexpected twists and turns. Continue reading
I still didn’t really know what to think about this book for a few days after finishing it. Finally, I realized my lack of opinion on Blood & Beauty wasn’t because I hadn’t made up my mind, rather it was actually how I felt about it. Continue reading
This was a really enjoyable quick read. Continue reading