The Rose Code – A Masterpiece from Kate Quinn

Kate Quinn is one of my favourite contemporary authors and I was certain I will love The Rose Code. But this book is something else! The Alice Network was great, The Huntress was epic, but in her third book to be set in the twentieth century, Kate Quinn has taken things to a whole new…

Book Review: The Huntress by Kate Quinn

Kate Quinn is one of the few authors I follow religiously and her books have never disappointed me. I absolutely adore her Ancient Rome series, and her Borgia books are among my favorite Borgia books out there (and you might know I have read most of them!) I was also super impressed with The Alice…

Book Review: The Ship of Brides

The premise of The Ship of Brides did not instantly strike the right chord with me. I had settled for a guilty-pleasure read to take my mind off a mind-boggling book. After all, it had all the appearance of an ordinary war romance story, and I have always been a sucker for those. Mind you, it…

Book and Movie Review: Suite Francaise

Suite Francaise, the movie, follows the eponymous novel’s second novella – Dolce – describing the impossible love between a German officer and a French POW’s wife. Writer Irène Nemirovsky died in Auschwitz before finishing the novel. What has reached us, though, is heartbreaking and beautiful, both on screen and on page. Yes, it’s a story about love.