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Review shots: Christie’s murder mysteries

Review shots: Christie’s murder mysteries

It is a brand new month and that means it is time for mini reviews AKA review shots. And this week am gonna bring in three books from one author, who is one of  my all time favorites, Dame Agatha Christie. Don't we all need some mystery thriller every month?...

Book review: Me Talk Pretty One Day

Book review: Me Talk Pretty One Day

I have a thing for funny biographies. Either I love them or hate them completely there is no in between. So when a couple of my friends went gaga over David Sedaris, I simply had to pick Me Talk Pretty One Day up. I know it has been a while since I read this one but...

Flyaway Friday: An Insider view of the French lives

Flyaway Friday: An Insider view of the French lives

Hello y'all and it is time again for the part two of our France; trip in our Flyaway Friday. In our first part we discussed the books that would take us to France. And now we have someone from France to tell us more about their country and their French way of life....

Flyaway Friday: Books that will take you to France

Flyaway Friday: Books that will take you to France

I love meeting new people and visiting new places. But I am also a person who would be happy to curl up in the bed with a book or watching the television. I mean why would people want to travel in real life when you can armchair travel all through the year right? And...

Book Review: Meet Me in Paris

Book Review: Meet Me in Paris

One of the many reasons we read fiction is to escape the reality called life. Reading a memoir is like reading fiction for me, as it doesn't happen to me or anyone I know. For instance, I didn't realize Memoirs of a Geisha was an actual memoir until I completed it...

Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed

Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed

I just have to begin with I love Khaled Hossieni. There is something magical (sounds cliche I know) about his writing, his choice of words, metaphors and not the least the portrayal of human emotions. This is the second book of his that I am reading (and his third...