Category Memoirs

Lights on, Rats Out by Cree LeFavour

DNF @ 50% Lights On, Rats Out by Cree LeFavour will be in stores everywhere in August 2017.  Maybe I was simply not in the mood for self-indulgent rambling but I found it really hard to keep interested in Lights On, Rats Out by Cree LeFavour and her history. She describes her family as being […]

The Accusation by Bandi

★★★★☆ How can you not be intrigued, enamoured, fascinated, by a book to come out one of the most mysterious and closed countries in the world? Especially a book by an author who is claimed to still reside there, to be working in a public position in a good standing? Bandi is a pseudonym for […]

A Mountain of Crumbs by Elena Gorokhova

A Review by Nat I picked up A Mountain of Crumbs by Elena Gorokhova by chance while browsing in-store at Indigo. Not often does one find contemporary books about Russia, written by a Russian and – interestingly enough – originally written in English. The story itself sounded compelling: a woman growing up during the Soviet […]