Jonathan Safran Foer – Here I Am

Expectations before reading Blurb: “Jacob and Julia have a problem… several problems in fact. While they’ve been coaxing Jacob’s grandfather into a retirement home, bracing themselves for a family reunion and struggling to keep their eldest son from being expelled, a discovery is made that risks destroying their marriage. As…

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The Last Kingdom – TV Show

Imagine this:  One of the books you love most is adapted as a movie or series. You are very excited and happy to watch it. And you really enjoy watching it. But then there are some major changes that you just don’t understand and that really disappoint you.This is something…

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Bernard Cornwell – Sword of Kings

“My father had once told me to make few oaths. ‘Oaths will bind you, boy,’ he had said, ‘and you’re a fool. You jump before you think. So think before you swear an oath.’
I had been a fool again… I had no business here. The fool’s errand was over. Except it was not…”

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Suzanne Seddon – A Fool’s Circle

Kate Sanders has suffered many years of physical and mental abuse at the hands of her abusive husband Alan, and convinces herself that she is only holding the family together for the sake of her eight-year-old daughter. If it wasn’t for her best friend Jill Reynolds, she would have taken the suicide option a long time ago.

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