Book Review – The midnight library

I read this book in maybe 3 or 4 sittings which is a record for me nowadays. It might have been because I was nursing a 2-day cold (no not COVID-19) at the time plus it was an easy book to read. A page-turner! So what’s the plot? Well, it’s about a young lady (I…

Book Review – Tales from Moominvalley

Alright, this is the second last book of the Moomin books I’ll be reviewing. Hooray, I hear you say! This one is a collection of short stories about the Moominvalley and its many inhabitants and characters. Some of these stories have been turned into children’s picture books. This is an easy book to read –…

Book Review – Dumbing Us Down

You know, I don’t even remember how I came across this book or why I even ordered it from my library. Maybe I was listening to a podcast about finding flow and the author’s name (John Taylor Gatto) was referenced at one point. And I was impressed with the idea of the book – more…

Book Review – Outraged

Let me just say that before I even read this book, I knew I was going to enjoy reading it. You see I heard Dotty Charles being interviewed on the radio and thought that this lass from the UK has so much gusto, passion and intelligence when she talks about social injustices in our social…

Book Review – Moomin and the Golden Leaf

This is a reminiscing and longing-for-a-friend kind of story. Moomin finds a golden leaf while picking berries for a punch that Moominmamma is making for the Autumn Ball that night. It would have been great if Moomin could find a tree with all golden leaves so he could give them as gifts to his friends….