Cross My Heart is a great read by a great author. There are two unrelated stories woven together that are both edgy and keep you wondering how they will relate to each other.
Reviews: Books and Magazines
If you read my review of Sophie Gray’s last book – Feed the Family for $15 or Less- you will know that I was deeply disappointed that Gray didn’t include any baking recipes in the book. Well, this book certainly rectifies that! A whole book of delicious, vintage-Gray recipes! Yippee!! Fill the Tins is a baking book you’re going to need in your cupboard!
There are faces in the hedge at the end of the garden, and a nest of tiny fantails, and thatâ€™s where 9-year-old Annie goes to play one hot summer while her father works up at the lighthouse. It’s there that she discovers hedges that walk and a Tigrish.
Malcolm Gladwell is renowned for his earlier works “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers” and his latest offering doesn’t disappoint – David & Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants. Gladwell is a skilled storyteller: weaving numbers with anecdotes to challenge the way you think about how the world operates.
Fifteen-year-old Morag Narmo really doesn’t want to go to school any more. She and her siblings would rather feed their heads into the waste-disposal unit than “do the academical”. So they are all stunned when their parents whisk them out of school and embark on a home-schooling experiment. But with five children, two unruly pets and some extremely eccentric attitudes, the educational experiment soon descends into chaos…