There’s gonna be a bookshelf door to a secret room in my home someday.
Melanie Surani is an author with a heart for international travel. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee before taking extended trips to Toronto, Eichstätt, Philadelphia, and New York City. She lives with her husband and cat in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Author photo by Chris Watt, 2018. https://chriswattphotography.photoshelter.com/index
I usually won’t finish reading a book I’m not into because let’s face it: there are more books available than I’ll ever be able to read in my lifetime. It’s not worth plodding through something unenjoyable. Yes, sometimes a book can make a surprising turnaround halfway through, or the ending redeems the whole thing, and …
It’s the one-star edition, folks. I didn’t just not love these books, I disliked them. Many apologies to the authors. I once had a co-worker berate me because I started reading 50 Shades of Gray, and abandoned it when I found it poorly written and uncomfortable. “How do you know you don’t like it if …
★★★☆☆ What sold me first on this book is its design. It’s made to look like an IKEA catalog (in fact, when my husband saw this book come in the mail, he said he almost threw it in the garbage because he thought it was a catalog). I purposefully bought the paperback because of the …
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