sunk, drowned, dead. in the deep dark earth it lay -the parcel of my dreams,wrapped in swathes of lonelinessand wisps of self-esteemlong forgotten, long ago,a long way in the pastself-asserted stacks of truth,on self-destructive pathsand in the hollow, near the treemy self-indulgence lay -bathed in shafts of bright moonlight,stained with dumb dismayand o'er the meadow,... Continue Reading →
by Clare Mackintosh "When Zoe Walker sees her photo in the classifieds section of a London newspaper, she is determined to find out why it's there. There's no explanation: just a grainy image, a website address and a phone number. She takes it home to her family, who are convinced it's just someone who... Continue Reading →
by Gail Honeyman “If someone asks you how you are, you are meant to say FINE. You are not meant to say that you cried yourself to sleep last night because you hadn't spoken to another person for two consecutive days. FINE is what you say.” In this outstanding debut, Gail Honeyman introduces us... Continue Reading →
Ove. (Oo-vah? Oo-vay? Call him what you will, he'll still end up moving permanently into your heart.)
Meticulously thought-out, incredibly heartwarming, and beautifully woven, this story has the potential to rip out your heart, but in the good way.
Why is it so hard to regain your original self after having it shattered to pieces? Does anyone ever regain their original self?