Becoming George Sand | Rosalind Brackenbury

Unconditional love. Maria - selfish, expecting unconditional love from her husband and children even though she's having an affair that will tear their family apart. She justifies her behaviour at every turn but struggles to be responsible for the way things turn out. She hopes that future generations will understand and accept that it's possible … Continue reading Becoming George Sand | Rosalind Brackenbury

The Magician’s Elephant | Kate DiCamillo

The Magician's Elephant is my first time reading a DiCamillo story. I've heard all the rave reviews about her other books and I don't know how The Magician's Elephant stacks up against them, but I loved this book. It was beautifully written, magically created, gorgeously realised and utterly compelling from start to finish. It is … Continue reading The Magician’s Elephant | Kate DiCamillo