I just love reading suspense novels - you know, the ones that put ordinary people in extraordinary situations and keep you madly turning pages. Well, here's the first of this year's summer hammock reads - the done in a day, read in the sun ones.
The Golem and the Jinni is Helene Wecker's debut novel.....and oh boy, what a debut! We're quite used to books about 'supernatural' beings - vampires, werewolves, witches and more. But Wecker's two protagonists aren't as 'famous'.
I love Isabel Allende's writing. Island Beneath the Sea is one of the few books I've read twice. Allende excels at historical fiction, but in her latest book