Tag Archives: Fiction

Review: The Ice-Cream Makers

The Ice-Cream Makers by Ernest van der Kwast My rating: 2 of 5 stars This is really a 2.5 rating. I’m not sure what I expected when I signed up for an advanced copy of The Ice-Cream Makers but what … Continue reading

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Review: Brooklyn

Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín My rating: 3 of 5 stars Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn is the simple story of a young Irish woman struggling to come of age after a major life change is more or less forced on her. It … Continue reading

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Marian Keyes to Success

Marian Keyes, the popular and immensely talented Irish writer, has a gift.  Well, she has many but the one that fascinates me the most and makes her novels, which have a way of tackling some tough subjects with a wicked … Continue reading

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Puppy Dog Tales

Books, as well as filling the recesses of every shelf and table top in my home, fill my heart and my mind.  I am passionate about the power of the written word and I’m not shy about sharing that passion.  … Continue reading

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