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Review of Kate Atkinson's 'A God in Ruins'

Kate Atkinson’s latest novel is a masterful social history of England from between the wars to the present day with a distinctly enriching feminist slant.  The title invites speculation.  1,306 more words


My Good Read of the Day for Young Adults (06/28/15)

Life After Life

by Kate Atkinson

Book Summary Note from Felina Silver Robinson: Author Kate Atkinson tells of the adventures of Ursula Todd during World War II. 98 more words


Summer Reading ~ Show June 27 and 28


“In The Unlikely Event” by Judy Blume
“Solitude Creek” by Jeffery Deaver
“The Rumor” by Elin Hilderbrand
“On The Move” by Oliver Sacks… 70 more words

Books To Read

Summer Reads

Following the advice of a fellow Mitty I bought Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life and spent three glorious days reading it. There is something about a fabulous book that leaves one somewhat perplexed when it has finished. 939 more words

Book Reviews

A God in Ruins, and Me in Ruins Too

So you’ve read Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life and you’re really into the way that Ursula keeps dying and learning and starting over. You’re so fascinated with the Blitz, her family, and her enigmatic mother Sylvie that you don’t even mind when it veers off into a go-back-in-time-to-kill-Hitler direction. 465 more words

Book review: A God In Ruins by Kate Atkinson

Teddy Todd is rather surprised to find he has survived the Second World War. The main character in Kate Atkinson’s tenth novel has, after all, had a harrowing war experience and like 90% of those who joined Bomber Command during the war might have expected to have perished. 217 more words

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June 2015 Book Haul

Hello! It’s time for a book haul!

I’ve purchased seven books so far this month since I managed to get my TBR pile down to almost non-existent.  396 more words