Author Archives: Kak

September 08

Big little lies by Liane Moriarty

Big little lies by Liane Moriarty Why are mothers so hard on themselves yet so judgemental of other mothers? This story is set in an upmarket beachside suburb and portrays the lives and bad behaviour of a group of parents whose children all attend the local school. The politics that surrounds their cliques and the […]

September 06

Love your life : 100 ways to start living the life you deserve’ by Domonique Bertolucci is a small book full of simple pages with inspiration and encouragement for the struggles, joys and tasks we all experience daily. The content of this book is great for taking a moment and improving your mindfulness. I read […]

September 04

The Six Gun Tarot by R. S. Belcher

The Six Gun Tarot by R. S. Belcher is the first in his weird west themed Golgotha series. Set in a small cattle town in Nevada in 1869, the story is a blend of wild west with supernatural themes and contains a colourful cast of characters such as a sheriff that reportedly cannot die, a […]

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, […]