A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler My rating: 4 of 5 stars ‘It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon…’ This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that day in July 1959. The whole family on the porch, relaxed, half-listening as their motherContinue reading “A Spool of Blue Thread – A Review”
உடையார் #1 [Udayar] by Balakumaran My rating: 3 of 5 stars Udayar is Tamil novel written by Balakumaran. It is written in six volumes. The story’s first part was published in a weekly Tamil magazine and then published in monthly novels (Palsuvai novel, Ladies novel). Subsequently 5 volumes were published as books by Thirumagal Nilayam.Continue reading “Udayar #1 – A Review”
Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey My rating: 4 of 5 stars In this darkly riveting debut novel—a sophisticated psychological mystery that is also a heartbreakingly honest meditation on memory, identity, and aging—an elderly woman descending into dementia embarks on a desperate quest to find the best friend she believes has disappeared, and her searchContinue reading “Elizabeth is Missing – A Review”
After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that her recent hardships have not broken her. She throws herself into her work from dusk to dawn, until her solitary routine is disrupted by theContinue reading “Where the Forest Meets the Stars – A Review”
The Stillhouse Lake series is another one of my great Kindle Unlimited finds. The four-book (and continuing) mystery thriller series written by Rachel Caine is about Gwen Proctor, a reincarnated killer mom escaping from her past as a serial killer’s innocent wife. Danger stalks the footsteps of the Proctor family in the form of theContinue reading “Stillhouse Lake Series Review”
What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton My rating: 5 of 5 stars Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominatedContinue reading “What Happened – A Review”
India after Gandhi exposes the country’s wounds but, at the same time, gives you a lot of hope about the future.