I’d Die For You and other lost stories: F. Scott Fitzgerald

I absolutely adore Fitzgerald’s writing, so was pleased to obtain this selection of short stories (and bit and pieces), woven together by Anne Margaret Daniel. I loved seeing samples of the original manuscripts, along with photographs of Fitzgerald from throughout his life. Daniel also adds anecdotes and context around the short stories which fills out … More I’d Die For You and other lost stories: F. Scott Fitzgerald

The History of Bees

I haven’t book-marked any of the pages in this book, so the writing and language haven’t astounded me. No excerpts to share with you. Neverthless, this was still a lovely book that I tore through in a week. The History of Bees follows three storylines: William lives in England in 1851, a hopeless and depressed … More The History of Bees

First, we make the beast beautiful – Sarah Wilson

This is a book about anxiety. But, it isn’t a self-help book as such, and it isn’t a medical book. It’s kind of a memoir, and it’s kind of a philosophy book. Sarah Wilson doesn’t show us how to manage your anxiety, she simply presents what it’s like living with it (chronically) and that it … More First, we make the beast beautiful – Sarah Wilson

The Mountain

The wind was not kidding around up here. It roared all around her, whipping long loose hair into mayhem. It pelted at such force that tears welled in her eyes and she couldn’t blink them away. Seated as she was, on a rock, she felt steady enough, but knew that as soon as she stood … More The Mountain