In this easy-to-follow book, Bornstein shows how upgrading your health and losing weight for good requires you to turn your back on the typical dieting culture
The Rain God by Arturo Islas is a complex and layered novel beautifully portrays family dynamics and assimilation struggles in a small immigrant town.
A charming debut novel, about an unlikely friendship between an elderly widow and a giant Pacific octopus that will leave you surprised and delighted!
A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz is an autobiography, about the author’s childhood in Jerusalem and his teenage years in Kibbutz Hulda
The Dance Tree by Kiran Millwood Hargrave has a lot going for it, however, I felt that the plot never got going and the ending was anticlimactic.
I enjoyed this book much more than I thought I would. However, I could not shake the feeling that the author was writing for the screen, and not for a book
A small, but significant slice of history. The village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon became part of a wide network to rescue Jews from the Nazi killing machine
The Ghetto Within by Santiago H. Amigorena also deals with issues of identity, as many immigrants do. Are they Argentina? Polish? Polish-Argentinian? Jewish?
A 7-year-old boy recalls the memories of a missing 22-year-old musician in this psychological thriller about fierce love between mothers and sons
Gaiman lets the reader do a lot of the imagining, he stays away from overexplaining “how” or even “why” – many things are “just is”.