Book Review: Regeneration by Pat Barker (Regeneration Trilogy #1)

Official Synopsis from the back of the book: In 1917 Siegfried Sassoon, noted poet and decorated war hero, publicly refused to continue serving as a British officer in World War I. His reason: the war was a senseless slaughter. He was officially classified “mentally unsound” and sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital. There a brilliant psychiatrist, … More Book Review: Regeneration by Pat Barker (Regeneration Trilogy #1)

ARC Review: House of Names by Colm Toibin

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: (WARNING: SPOILERS FOR THE ENTIRE PLOT OF THE BOOK ARE IN THE SYNOPSIS) From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín comes a retelling of the story of Clytemnestra—spectacularly audacious, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling—and her children.“I have been acquainted with the smell of death.” So begins Clytemnestra’s tale … More ARC Review: House of Names by Colm Toibin

Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

“Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.”  Synopsis: Set in France during World War II, young, blind Marie-Laure escapes Paris with her father and goes to Saint-Malo, possibly with the beautiful diamond called the Sea of Flames. In Berlin, young Werner joins the Hitler Youth and specializes in … More Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr