Author Archives: Kak

July 06

The power of patience : how this old-fashioned virtue can improve your life by M. J. Ryan

The power of patience by M. J. Ryan Patience, that old fashioned virtue that evokes memories of front rooms used only on special occasions, of being quiet and invisible in the presence of adults, a time when noise meant work was taking place or the sound of nature was all there was. A word used […]

July 05

The Little Breton Bistro by Nina George

The Little Breton Bistro is a story about Marianne, a housewife who wants to escape her loveless marriage. During a trip to Paris, Marianne decides to take her own life only to be saved by a homeless man. Marianne decides to leave her life behind and sets out for the coast of Brittany. I thoroughly […]

The Mother’s group by Fiona Higgins

The Mothers’ group by Fiona Higgins is about a group of women, all with very different backgrounds and lives, who are brought together when they create a local mother’s group. They don’t always see eye to eye, yet they develop a friendly relationship through the common bond of their babies. When tragedy strikes one of them, they […]

Once by Morris Gleitzman

Once I read a book about a 10 year old Jewish boy living in Poland in 1942, and fell in love with him. The story is narrated by the main character, Felix who leaves the relative safety of an orphanage to look for his parents. Along the way he discovers some horrific truths, forms everlasting […]

Once by Morris Gleitzman

Once I read a book about a 10 year old Jewish boy living in Poland in 1942, and fell in love with him. The story is narrated by the main character, Felix who leaves the relative safety of an orphanage to look for his parents. Along the way he discovers some horrific truths, forms everlasting […]

Crimson death by Laurell K. Hamilton

Crimson Death; the latest novel released in the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series. This time Anita heads to Ireland to find a rogue vampire and stop the crime spree, in the midst of trying to maintain her multiple relationships. Great for readers who enjoy steamy and action-packed novels in supernatural/vampire genres. If you haven’t read […]

Down the Dirt Roads by Rachael Treasure

As I near the end of Down the Dirt Roads one word starts to stand out, to shine, to sparkle and glitter the pages and that word is LOVE. Not the love sort through the latest reality shows on television but a love for family, friends, fellowmen (persons), a love for all of God’s creatures, […]