Holly Darling, granddaughter of Wendy (from Peter Pan’s fame) a successful businesswoman, when being associated with Peter Pan is coming back to haunt her
An unnamed narrator as she helps her editor hide from the Memory Police and cope with an Orwellian world where memories no longer exist.
A charming debut novel, about an unlikely friendship between an elderly widow and a giant Pacific octopus that will leave you surprised and delighted!
The author assured me that this book was a translation of an epic poem called Jayaparajaya, retold so a layman like myself could understand it.
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
The stories are bleak and very reminiscent of the stories taking place in Communist Russia – snow, poverty, alcoholism, dead-end jobs,
I the magical realism, an explanation of Chinese calligraphy. A fascinating read into what makes up the calligraphy symbols, and how Daiyu interprets them
A mesmerizing yet profoundly sad book since we know the outcome from the onset. The author’s 27-year-old daughter fell ill with porphyria and lapsed into a coma
The author did an excellent job pulling off the dual timeline. I was surprise to learn that The Lost Apothecary is her first book
The Cat Who Saved Books by Sōsuke Natsukawa is a short fable, a feel-good story which was a nice read during this time of year