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Book review and giveaway: A Very French Christmas

A Very French Christmas:
The Greatest French Holiday Stories
of All Time

on Tour

August 8-14

Very French Christmas Cover

A Very French Christmas:
The Greatest French Holiday Stories
of All Time

(short story collection)

Release date: October 10, 2017
at New Vessel Press

ISBN: 978-1939931504
142 pages

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As you would know if you are familiar with French literature in general, the French cannot be described as the most optimistic people in the world. If there’s a yes, there’s always a BUT shortly after. This reflects as well in this collection of Christmas short stories, which makes it quite unique! If you want something different for your next Christmas, ask Santa to bring you A Very French Christmas: The Greatest French Holiday Stories of All Time.

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Book review: Men Without Women

Men Without WomenMen Without Women

As you probably know if you have been following this blog for a while, I usually do not currently read short stories. But of course, there are always exceptions to “the rule”. And with Murakami, my favorite Japanese author, exceptions are allowed. So I did request Men Without Women, his latest book, as soon as my library had it on order, and I managed to receive it on its release date. Thank you public libraries!

I knew it was a collection of short stories, but there was no way I would skip a new book by him.

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Book review: The Little Paris Bookshop

The Little Paris BookshopThe Little Paris Bookshop

Not sure why, but I requested The Little Paris Bookshop two years ago and it was still collecting digital dust on my Netgalley shelf.

Determined to deal with my TBR, I finally got to it, quite timely actually, as the author just published her second novel.

The book started really well, with all kinds of really cool ideas and reflections on books and reading.

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