As June is the month of celebrating childhood in many countries around the world, I join the party by sharing with you stories of amazing children and teenagers from books. This post presents a list of children, main characters in fiction and non-fiction books, each one portraying valuable life lessons.
I started 2020 in style - in February I read "The Secret History" by Donna Tartt, the book that became one of my favourite books of all time. As I also read "The Goldfinch" quite recently (in 2019), I identified interesting common aspects but also differences between the two books. These aspects are briefly described … Continue reading Let’s talk about “The Secret History” and “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt
The time has come to wrap up 2019 and look forward to the fast approaching 2020! And what better way to do this other than sharing my favourite books of 2019? 📚 Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in 2018. It was born out … Continue reading My favourite books I read in 2019 (Top Ten Tuesday)
My history with "The Goldfinch" went through all seasons: somewhere during Winter ❄ I found out about the book, then during Spring 🌸 I waited for it to be delivered from Bookster, during Summer ☀ I read it, and during Autumn I write its review 🍂.