Say Her Name by Francisco Goldman – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In 2005, celebrated novelist Francisco Goldman married a beautiful young writer named Aura Estrada in a romantic Mexican hacienda. The month before their second anniversary, during a long-awaited holiday, Aura broke her neck while body surfing. Francisco, blamed for Aura’s death by her family and blaming himself, wanted to die, too. Instead, … Continue reading Say Her Name by Francisco Goldman – Book Review

A Short History of Falling: Everything I Observed about Love whilst Dying by Joe Hammond – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A Short History of Falling – like The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, and When Breath Becomes Air – is a searingly beautiful, profound and unforgettable memoir that finds light and even humour in the darkest of places. As I get weaker, less a part of this world, or less a part … Continue reading A Short History of Falling: Everything I Observed about Love whilst Dying by Joe Hammond – eARC Book Review

‘A Notable Woman’ by Jean Lucey Pratt – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In April 1925, Jean Lucey Pratt began writing a journal. She continued to write until just a few days before her death in 1986, producing well over a million words in 45 exercise books over the course of her lifetime. For sixty years, no one had an inkling of her diaries' existence, … Continue reading ‘A Notable Woman’ by Jean Lucey Pratt – Book Review

The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only twenty-nine years … Continue reading The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton – Book Review