Favorite books read in 2017

My Goodreads account tells me I’ve read 56 books in 2017, which is not bad, not bat at all. However, this opinion is not shared by the continuously growing pile of unread books that lives in my house, which I shall call Bob. Every day Bob looks at me judgmentally while making ts ts sounds…

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Four Books For Empathy

Reading is by default an act of empathy, a way to understand how someone else feels or experiences life. Lately, I’ve been reading books that talk about how life unfolds when you have depression, obsessive compulsive behaviour or how it is to have people afraid of you because of the way you look. Not to…

what was lost by catherine o'flynn

What Was Lost by Catherine O’Flynn

  I’ll be honest with you, I enjoyed this book more than I expected to. It captivates from the beginning, by setting up an adventure, mystery like mood and introducing the type of character that I usually enjoy following: a smart kid with taste for adventure. So we meet Kate, a 10 year old clever…