Spitfire

Spitfire

Kiwi   12/24/19   Read The Review »

A former British spy known as Spitfire, working behind the scenes in France, Livy Nash is now a hard-drinking woman working as a lowly proof-reader fo ...

She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.
- Annie Dillard, The Living

I Will Make You Pay

I Will Make You Pay

Kiwi   12/16/19   Read The Review »

It started on a Wednesday. A threatening phone call received at work. Journalist Alice dismisses it as a prank. Until the following Wednesday. As the ...

December Club Picks

December Club Picks

Kiwi   12/02/19   See The Picks »

It looks like it's going to be a great December! One I've already read (and loved, so there's that), and a couple I am most definitely looking forward ...

The Dead Girls Club

The Dead Girls Club

Kiwi   11/12/19   Read The Review »

A decades-old friendship that dissolved in the face of pre-teen obsession with a ghost story. A missing girl and a wrongly-imprisoned mother. And now, ...

The Family Upstairs

The Family Upstairs

Kiwi   11/05/19   Read The Review »

I am not going to waste a single second of your time before telling you that I devoured The Family Upstairs in less than twenty-four hours. I started ...

Cilka's Journey

Cilka's Journey

Kiwi   10/01/19   Read The Review »

From the Kiwi-born author of The Tattooist Of Auschwitz, Cilka’s Journey explores what happened to young Cecilia (Cilka) Klein, imprisoned in the Ausc ...

Club Round Up

Club Round Up

Kiwi   09/06/19   See The Picks »

One of my favorite parts of the month is learning all the book club picks! Cos, nobody's TBR is ever BIG enough, right? So ... we're diving in with a ...


24 years ago today, I married the guy I’d met in a “Love Stinks” chatroom on Yahoo, after he proposed to me at LAX (our first in-person meeting). Patience, compromise, a pair of sarcastic personalities and a whole lot of tongue-biting got us where we are. 💘
@thebookishbiker | 3 hrs ago | Retweet