Remarkably Bright Creatures has enabled me to learn a lot about octopi yet more about compassion and resilience.
Monthly Archive: October 2023
Bernard and the Cloth Monkey is a quietly harrowing look at a slice of West Indian culture in London’s 1990’s. The story of a fractured family is deftly revealed in present day conversations and as each daughter reminisce on their past
Every Heart a Doorway was far too short because the interesting elements weren’t detailed enough and the pacing wasn’t great. All of a sudden we’re in a mystery, two minutes later the teen detectives have solved the case and we’re happy ever after for the ones who aren’t dead.
Girl by day. Cat by night. Ready for an adventure. All is revealed in Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue.
The Arrangements is a day in the life of this relatively unknown woman married to the infamous boorish man who became President of the USA. It’s probably what you expected but still worth the read.