Adventure

No Such Thing as Goodbye by Karmen Špiljak

I had more fun with this book than I expected to once the story began. We plunge right into the mess that our lead protagonist is trying to make of her life while at the same time correcting her trajectory. What happened next seemed too lucky for me to fully appreciate it. Even if I… Continue reading No Such Thing as Goodbye by Karmen Špiljak

Adventure

Magical Disinformation by Lachlan Page

I sometimes pick up books outside my comfort zone in order to try something new. This was one such story. It is a spy novel, as the tagline rightly claims. It is also a little more than that because we have a person who usually has a desk job decide to do something extraordinary to… Continue reading Magical Disinformation by Lachlan Page

Adventure, Drama, Historical fiction

The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian Miller

I am not one who is usually well served by hype. I tend to not 'get' what people are finding exciting from a particular book making its rounds. When I do understand the point and join my voice with all those clamouring, it is a joy all on its own. This is one such book.  I initially… Continue reading The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian Miller