Jennifer Dance's latest book, gone but still here, hooked me from the first sentence. Each chapter tells more of the story from the point of view of characters such as Mary, living with dementia, and Sage, the wise golden retriever who proves humans just don't get it.
Two different books, both excellent. I review Matt Haig's The Midnight Library and Clemantine Wamariya's The Girl Who Smiled Beads.
Maggie Downs' shows she is braver than she thinks when she honours her mom, dying of young-onset Alzheimer's diseaese, by going on a solo backpacking journey across the world.
“What to do? Many things happen in life. Still, we must be happy.” These are the words that pulled me into Kim Dinan's The Yellow Envelope, One Gift, Three Rules, and a Life-Changing Journey Around the World ($20.76, Raincoast Books,... Continue Reading →
Review of Samantha Verant's How to Make a French Family memoir about love, family and French cooking.