Tag Archive: Authors I love

Asking for it by Louise O´Neill

  This is one of those books that hurts to read but is so important to read. Reading “Asking for it” was like getting punched in the gut and there were several times… Continue reading

Carry on – Rainbow Rowell

  A few years ago I read and loved Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. In it the main character, Cath, is writing fan fiction about Simon Snow and within the pages of Fangirl Rowell… Continue reading

Fiendish – Brenna Yovanoff

    Clementine DeVore spent ten years trapped in a cellar, pinned down by willow roots, silenced and forgotten. Now she’s out and determined to uncover who put her in that cellar and… Continue reading

Looking for Alibrandi – Melina Marchetta

  For as long as Josephine Alibrandi can remember, it’s just been her, her mom, and her grandmother. Now it’s her final year at a wealthy Catholic high school. The nuns couldn’t be… Continue reading

Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing the country if they can. The self-assured Ifemelu departs for America.… Continue reading

Attachments – Rainbow Rowell

  “Hi, I’m the guy who reads your e-mail, and also, I love you . . . ” Beth Fremont and Jennifer Scribner-Snyder know that somebody is monitoring their work e-mail. (Everybody in… Continue reading

Landline – Rainbow Rowell

  Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble; it has been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply — but that… Continue reading

Immortal Beloved series by Cate Tiernan

First a note: I read the last book in this series, Eternally yours,  many months ago. I also wrote this review many months ago but for some reason I never published it. Going… Continue reading

Rose under fire – Elizabeth Wein

  While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women’s concentration camp.… Continue reading

Saving Francesca – Melina Marchetta

Melina Marchetta is one of my all time favorites. In some mysterious way she manages to write stories which, at a glance, sound mundane and ordinary but are far from it. They way… Continue reading