The incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved. Lale Sokolov is well-dressed, a charmer, a ladies’ man. He is also a Jew. On the first transport from Slovakia to Auschwitz in 1942, Lale immediately stands out to his fellow prisoners. In the camp, he is looked up to, looked out for,… Continue reading #BookReview – #TheTattooistofAuschwitz by Heather Morris
The memoir of a woman who leaves her faith and her marriage and sets out to navigate the terrifying, liberating terrain of a newly mapless world Born and raised in a tight-knit Orthodox Jewish family, Tova Mirvis committed herself to observing the rules and rituals prescribed by this way of life. After all, to observe was to be… Continue reading #BookReview – The Book of Separation: A Memoir by Tova Mirvis
When Catherine started behaving oddly, her friends and family were a little concerned. ‘It’s a mid-life crisis’ people whispered around her as she took to Edinburgh’s Royal Mile to busk on an instrument she couldn’t play. ‘She’s looking for a toy boy’ others gossiped as she drove an armoured people carrier under the carefree instruction… Continue reading #BookReview – Forty is my Forte by Catherine E Winton
Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived at Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. No blog? No problem! Just leave a comment with your responses. Please,… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays!
Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners. To participate, choose a random book from your TBR and show it off! Don’t forget to link back to her blog and feel free to add your links to the comments on her post. In keeping with Non-fiction November I’ve chosen another memoir, A Lotus… Continue reading Goodreads Monday – A Lotus Grows in the Mud by Goldie Hawn
Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners. To participate, choose a random book from your TBR and show it off! Don’t forget to link back to her blog and feel free to add your links to the comments on her post. In keeping with Non-fiction November I've chosen Fingers in the Sparkle… Continue reading Goodreads Monday – Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir by Chris Packham
On this Day in History is a new meme started by myself as an opportunity to share books connected to a specific event in time. To participate, choose a book you may or may not have read and show it off! Don’t forget to link back to this blog and feel free to add your… Continue reading On This Day in History – 9th November 1989 – The Berlin Wall Falls