The Road to Memoir


About Me, Writing

I spend a lot of time struggling to find a way to gather all of these feelings constantly running through my mind. I spill them like hot tea over the pages of my journals. I spend a lot time up and down with my moods and the way I look at the series of events […]

11/09/2017

The Heirs by Susan Rieger


Book Reviews

Susan Rieger’s The Heirs shares the story of an Upper West Side New York family – the Falkes’ – in the wake of Rupert’s, their patriarch, passing. It follows the widow, Eleanor, and her five adult children as they work through a strange, Vera, suing their father’s estate, claiming him as the father of her […]

07/06/2017

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan


Book Reviews

A historical novel, set in the English countryside After having read Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier, I was interested in dipping my toes a bit farther into the historical fiction waters. And, as I’d hoped, this debut novel by Jennifer Ryan was exactly what I needed. This novel revolves around a (female!) […]

17/05/2017

A Readathon Fit For a King


Reading

Last week I set sail on a journey.. the first of its kind for me.. a readathon. This particular readathon was a four day, four prompt adventure in honour of King’s Day here in The Netherlands. It was — if this is not already obvious — hosted by four Dutch booktubers. Namely Iris, Berthe, Daphne, […]

04/05/2017

Everything You Need You Have by Gerad Kite


Book Reviews

When I started reading this short, self-help guide I was looking forward to reading something new and innovative that would add to what I already know about finding peace within myself. While I did not find anything new in his work his idea of being at home in one’s self, regardless of physical location or […]

11/04/2017