Posts Categorized: Tear Jerker


Book Review: Lone Star by Paullina Simons

Book Review: Lone Star by Paullina Simons

December 16, 2016 Book review 0 ★★★★★

What have I being doing all my reading life that I haven’t read a book by Paulina Simons before now.  I’ve just finished Lone Star by Paullina Simons and it pretty much finished me too. I’m blown away.  By feels.  All the feels.  Blown away, into a lake of feels,… Read more »

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

September 19, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★★★

It’s hard to know what to say about The Book Thief by Markus Zusak that probably hasn’t already been said by thousands of other reviewers.  But when I love a book as much I loved this one, I can’t help but add in my two cents worth. First Line of… Read more »

Book Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

Book Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

July 5, 2016 Book review 8 ★★★★½

My first thought on finishing Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah was that this author obviously feels the need to break her readers on every book.  Well mission accomplished.  This broke me every bit as much as The Nightingale did last year.   My Thoughts on Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah: I… Read more »

Book Review: My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal

Book Review: My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal

June 15, 2016 Book review 2 ★★★★

If you are looking for a book that has an authentic child narrator and navigates skilfully and heartbreakingly through the Foster Care system, then your search is over.  My Name is Leon by Kit De Waal is the perfect book for you.     First Line of My Name is… Read more »