Before the coffee gets cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi is a poignant and affirming story about a cafe that can transport people back in time. Adapted from an award-winning play and translated into English by Geoffrey Trousselot, my heart was captured by this beautiful novel.
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I have never wanted to fall into a nightmare world more. The Chalice and the Crown is a self-published dark ballet fantasy that blurs the lines between magic and madness. It’s Black Swan meets Narnia. There’s one word for this book: divine.
Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid is a fictional memoir about a famous rock band in the 1970’s. Everyone knows Daisy Jones & the Six. They’re iconic. They’re the band that never existed, but you’ll wish they did. Why? Because they’re a rock’n’roll-ercoaster.
I adore tense stories. I loved Daphne du Maurier’s, “Rebecca”, so I jumped at the chance to read and review an advance copy of gothic horror Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia provided by the publisher, Jo Fletcher Books, via book review site Netgalley. It promised tension, and let me tell you, it delivered.