Life in Rarotanga

An Afternoon in Summer – My Year on a South Sea Island, Doing Nothing, Gaining Everything, and Finally Falling in Love  by Kathy Giuffre One of the best titles. With Nice old landlady, flowers everywhere, not-so-many-overwhelming-choices, all those raniy and sunny days, life in Rarotanga, Cook Islands seems slow and simply. I can really understand what the […]

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Time-travelling

In the Embers, Great Northern Audio Theatre Collection  by Brian Price Beautiful old music. Fantastic idea for time travelling of emotions, as they aren’t substance, thus have no quality.

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Kids in Wartime

The War That Saved My Life  by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Audio book by Jayne Entwistle This story was set during World WarⅡ. Ada had twisted foot, but was brave enough to run with her little brother Jimmy as evacuees from school. During their time living with Susan Smith, Ada learned to ride the pony Butter. Frankly I […]

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Agoraphobia

The Woman in the Window  by A. J. Finn A psychological suspense, a bit like The Girl on the Train. They’re both suspenseful but not scary. Dr Anna Fox suffered from agoraphobia, PTSD ever since the family accident and can’t get out of the house any more. The Russells moved in across the park and then things happened […]

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Another First-Love Story

Love in the Time of Cholera  by Gabriel García Márquez Audiobook read by Armando Durán Timeline: Fermina’s husband the doctor, died an unexpected way  – Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza and telegram and the garden and in love – civil wars and Fermina married with the doctor –

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Rustic Life

Flat Broke with Two Goats  by Jennifer McGaha Move in an old, long-forgotten rural house, and then start a new, back- to the-land life. A bit like The Fixer Upper. Nice cover! Great receipts included! Vivid details of the family life, of the choice been made. But frankly,  I don’t really feel the same of farm animals as the […]

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Just for Kids

Friends – Snake and Lizard  by Joy Cowley The window and spider; the Rain Dance & Rock Dance; wither (walk and slither) Snake and Lizard  by Joy Cowley Snake and Lizard had adventures (wandering in the night and the surprise) and business (trade and helper) together. Fancy friendship !

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