By John Boyne The story centres around Cyril Avery, and his desperate search to find his place in a very confusing world. His mother finding herself alone, and pregnant at sixteen gives him up for adoption. The Averys take him in, constantly reminding him throughout his life that he is not a real Avery. His … Continue reading The hearts invisible furies
Daughters of the dragon
By William Andrews An enjoyable read following the story of Anna, a Korean born girl living with her adoptive parents in America. When her mother dies, she travels back to Korea wanting to meet her birth mother. When she is told that her mother is dead, she feels that her search is over before its even begun. Then a stranger hand’s her … Continue reading Daughters of the dragon
By Zoe Folbigg Based on a true story of love at first sight. Maya Flowers commutes by train, every day, to her city job in the fashion industry. One day a new commuter board. Maya is instantly smitten by the man she refers to as ‘train man.’ Maya daydreams about the life she could have with ‘train man’ if only she could … Continue reading The note
Word of the day – gest
Word of the Day : June 8, 2020 gest noun JEST Definition 1 : a tale of adventures; especially : a romance in verse 2 : adventure, exploit Did you know? "Let the Queen know of our gests," Antony instructs his men after a hard-won victory on the battlefield in William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra. Great deeds and heroic acts have been the stuff of … Continue reading Word of the day – gest
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