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Book Review: Storytellers by Bjørn Larssen

Hello everybody! I'm really excited to have a different type of story on Joyful Antidotes today. I'd love to know what you think about it in the comments below. Blurb Storytellers* by Bjørn Larssen is set in Iceland in March 1920. Gunnar is a goldsmith who lives his life as a hermit, and is perfectly happy to … Continue reading Book Review: Storytellers by Bjørn Larssen

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Book Review: The Best of Crimes by K.C. Maher

I've found a gem of a book. But it's dark and disturbing and not for the faint-hearted. Find out exactly what I'm talking about in today's book review. Blurb The Best of Crimes* by K.C. Maher begins with Walter Mitchell walking into a suburban New York police station pleading guilty to the kidnapping of 13-year-old … Continue reading Book Review: The Best of Crimes by K.C. Maher

Book Review: Kaerou Time to Go Home by B. Jeanne Shibahara

I've so excited to bring you another Japan-based book. I haven't read any since Made in Japan. This next book I'm bringing to you was worth the wait. Blurb Kaerou Time to Go Home by B. Jeanne Shibahara introduces us to Meryl, a Vietnam War widow. Meryl has never remarried following the death of her husband. She … Continue reading Book Review: Kaerou Time to Go Home by B. Jeanne Shibahara

Book Review: The Fixer: The Naked Man by Jill Amy Rosenblatt

Hello! I was really prepared over Christmas and the New Year so this is actually the first review I am writing in 2019. It was also the last book I finished in 2018. Luckily, it was a great book that gained these accolades. The Fixer: The Naked Man* by Jill Amy Rosenblatt introduces us to … Continue reading Book Review: The Fixer: The Naked Man by Jill Amy Rosenblatt

Book Review: Chasing Rainbows NYC by Eve Wing

Hello everybody! How are you today? Thanks for stopping by and checking out Joyful Antidotes. I have a book from an indie author that I'd like to share. Chasing Rainbows NYC by Eve Wing focuses on Ariella, a writing teacher who is also focusing on her own novel. Ariella has relationships with Jessie and Gael, … Continue reading Book Review: Chasing Rainbows NYC by Eve Wing

Book Review: How We Remember by J.M. Monaco

I'm not sure how to write this opening paragraph only to say that this soulful book sucked me right in. If you want to know more, read on. How We Remember* by J.M. Monaco begins with Jo O'Brien returning home after her mother's death. She is shocked to learn of a large inheritance but also … Continue reading Book Review: How We Remember by J.M. Monaco