The shack

* * * I read this without knowing what it was about. The first 70 pages blew my mind and then...religion appear. This story took a turn I did not see coming. Something happens to Mack while he is on vacation with his three youngest children and three years later , he comes back to... Continue Reading →

The Handmaids tale

* * *  1/2 Offred is nothing more than an instrument of procreation for the Commander and his wife. It hasn't always been this way. She remembers before, when she was happy, when she had a family. Now, life will never be the same and she has to stay alive if only to see her... Continue Reading →

Le Monstre

* * * * * This is a french book and a true story. I don't read book in french normaly because I have trouble with some traduction that are...too french. This was written oh so beautifuly. The words flow like water on the pages. I read this in one day. It is a hard... Continue Reading →

Nailbiter volume 1

* * * * This is the first graphic novel I have ever read and I thought it would be a good idea to read this on the road to vacation. Dear god! This book was creepy and I loved it! It is not for the faint hearted! The graphic leaves nothing to the imagination... Continue Reading →

The Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag

One tradition that exists on BookTube (I plan to do a future blog post of my favorite booktubers soon ; would you be interested to read it? Please comment to let me know!) are the tag videos. These tags are created by booktubers and they "tag" someone to do it after. Even if I wasn't... Continue Reading →

In Order to Live

In Order to Live : A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I devoured this memoir. Prior to this book, I had only read one other book which discussed the harsh reality of a North Korea's life. But even there, it was a graphic novel written by Guy Delisle, Pyongyang, where... Continue Reading →

The purchase

By Linda Spalding   This story is about a family. They leave their hometown because their father married a methodist in 1799 and they were shunned.They decide to go to Virginia, land of slaves. I like this book. It is easy to read and I cared about the fate of the slaves. I did not... Continue Reading →

Uprooted

By Naomi Novik Every ten years, the Dragon comes into Nieska village and takes a girl. This year, he takes her and she learns that she is a witch. Together, they will have to fight the Wood, an evil entity. The idea of this book is a good one. I really love what the author... Continue Reading →

Between shades of gray

By Ruta Sepetys No, this is not part of the fifty shades trilogy! This is actually a good book and there is no sex. Lina can't believe what is happening. The Soviet threw her out of her home with her mother and brother and she doesn't know where is her father. They ended up being... Continue Reading →

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