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review 2018-01-13 11:00
Promoting Modern Art in Tehran: Softcore by Tirdad Zolghadr
Softcore - Tirdad Zolghadr,Tirdad Zolghadr

A young man of Iranian descent moves to the country of his ancestors to open a place for modern art in the centre of Tehran, but he is one of those who don't take life too seriously. There are only eight weeks until the planned great opening and he drifts through his days mixing with the guests of his ancient grand-aunt Zsa Zsa or partying with his artist friends. Before long his carefree behaviour gets him into trouble with the Iranian police as well as with his friends abroad supporting the art project...


Please follow the link here to read the long review on my main book blog Edith's Miscellany to know more about this novel!

Source: edith-lagraziana.blogspot.com
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review 2018-01-10 07:37
Karl Geary's prose is a thing of beauty
Montpelier Parade - Karl Geary

The prose within Montpelier Parade is itself a thing of beauty – and for that alone I would recommend this novel. But it is Geary’s characters’ capacity to be buoyed by glints in darkness and this story’s moving denouement that elevate it to the truly memorable. One of our Top Reads of 2017.


Read our full review of Montpelier Parade by Karl Geary at bookloverbookreviews.com >>

Source: bookloverbookreviews.com/2017/01/book-review-montpelier-parade-by-karl-geary.html
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review 2018-01-10 07:31
Eleanor Oliphant is more than fine, she is wonderful
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine - Gail Honeyman

Gail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant, the narrator of her debut novel is more than fine, she is wonderful! One of the most genuine and deeply moving character journeys I’ve read in a very long time – powerful enough to evoke tears of laughter and sadness. One of our Top Reads of 2017.


Read our full review of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman at bookloverbookreviews.com >>

Source: bookloverbookreviews.com/2017/09/eleanor-oliphant-is-completely-fine-by-gail-honeyman-book-review.html
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review 2018-01-07 20:58
Charge (Electric Series #1) - E. L. Todd

Title: Charge
Author: E. L. Todd
Publisher: Fallen Publishing
Series: Electric Series # 1
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five

"Charge" by E. L. Todd

My Thoughts..

This was another amazingly good read by this author. You will be able to tell this will be another series that will keep you turning the pages to see what is up between Volt and Taylor. There are a few other characters that will keep your attention that helps give this story a well developed plot. I can't wait to see what will happen when Taylor finds out about her two best friends. I will leave it at that and just say "Charge' ends with a cliffhanger so we will have to pick up the next series...'Spark' to find out more about this delicious story.

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review 2018-01-06 11:00
Retrospective of a Painter's Life: Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood
Cat's Eye - Margaret Atwood

Some twenty years have passed since painter Elaine Risley left Toronto, Canada. Now she is back for a retrospective exhibition of her work and memories of childhood and youth flood her mind. Many of them are one way or another related to her "best friend" Cordelia who bullied her in primary school until she lost her power over Elaine when she almost froze to death in a ravine. Although she almost forgot those difficult years, they had a lasting impact on her life... and her painting.


Read more about this Canadian novel here on my main book blog Edith's Miscellany.

Source: edith-lagraziana.blogspot.com
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