These Balloons

Paper Towns  by John Green Quentin “Q”  looked for Margo Roth Spiegelman following clues. A film adaptation was released in 2015. The novel is written in three parts. Each individual part is named for a specific metaphor : “The Strings”, “The Grass”, and “The Vessel”. These kids, they’re like tied-down helium balloons …Before the balloon even […]

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Little Cuties

Telephone by Mac Barnett This whole little book happens at the same place and is all about passing a message for Peter to come home for dinner. Just love it. Tickle My Ears  by Jorg Muhle Tap on the shoulder,change into pajamas, fluff the pillow, say Hoppity Hop, tickle ears, gently stroke the back, goodnight kiss. […]

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Biterness

Jessica  by Bryce Courtenay Jessica  nickname Tea Leaf Joe her father Hester the mother and Mag the elder sister who reckon Jack as the perfect rich husband Jack who dies at war Just another STUPID-AND-HELPLESS-GIRL story, but it’s twisted with the big background of histories of Aboriginal tribes in Australia. All in all IT’s a sad story, […]

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Knitbone Pepper

Knitbone Pepper and a Horse Called Moon- Knitbone Pepper Series, Book 3  by Claire Barker,  audio book read by Rosie Jones Starcross Hall Knitbone Pepper’s beloved owner Winnie

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Silblings

My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult Kate the older sister, has acute promyelocytic leukemia. Anna Jesse the brother Needs quite a  medical vocabulary. But I do hate Hollywood perfect-ending, because it is actually sort of DISHONEST with reality. In my life, though, the building was on fire, one of my children was in it- and the only […]

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Places Wanderings

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven Finch who can speak different accent, who does nightly run, who asks whether it’s the day to die. Violet the girl who lost her sister and blamed herself for that always. All the right places that mean something to them, where they left part of themselves behind. People react […]

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