Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess by Janet Hill

Miss Moon is one of those delightful picture books for children, that's really for the grown-ups (and dogs) in their life!Full of simple truisms and etiquette advice designed to remind us of what really matters. Each double page spread elegantly highlights such gems as -Always give the warmest of welcomes.A tidy space is a welcoming … Continue reading Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess by Janet Hill

Man by Kim Thuy

Earlier on in the year I attended an author event with Thuy and read Ru. I adored it. It was beautiful, heart-felt and poetic.Last week I was in need of some beauty and picked up Thuy's latest book, Man in anticipation.Once again, Thuy explores the immigrants story. The search for self, family and belonging is … Continue reading Man by Kim Thuy

Ru by Kim Thuy

I love it when I discover a new author that simply bowls me over with the beautiful simplicity of her story. Reading Thuy's (pronounced twee) autobiographical novel, Ru has been a magical, moving experience."I came into the world during the Tet Offensive, in the early days of the Year of the Monkey, when the long … Continue reading Ru by Kim Thuy