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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Kids’ Special Ⅱ- Animals

Just One More  by Joy Cowley Short stories with each of them got one icon on the cover, nice. Scuba-Cat  by James Dean Just like the braces, ever since I’ve finished diving course I found the scuba kooks lovely. I Love My White Shoes  by Eric Litwin  James Dean Stuart Little also by E. B. White. Garth […]

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Aside Black Death

The Last Hours  by Minette Walters June till September in Develish in1348. Lady Anne of Develish saved the whole bondage from Black Death through wisdom. Eleanor as Anne’s daughter, demanding of attention, was foolish and stubborn all the time. The leading serf Thaddeus and  six other lads went out in search of food, and had really […]

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Koreans in Japan

Pachinko  by Min Jin Lee All four generations from a Korean family suffered from legal and social discrimination from Japanese during and after the war. Historical victims as they are, yet the whole family was brave and wouldn’t give up hope. Sunjia maybe poor and desperate, yet she was an honest person who earn her own living through […]

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