Available June 23rd: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
***4/5 stars- loved it!
A tale of great love lost and a journey to put what has been broken back together again, told with soul, depth, and lyricism.
- If you could use a little something beautiful and unexpected,
- if you dream of Paris and the south of France,
- And if you like highlighting entire novels on your kindle, this one is for you.
Here’s my Rankings:
- 4/5 characters
- 4/5 plot
- 4/5 overall
REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER:
Jean Perdu is a lost soul who specializes in literary apothecary: the matching of people to the books that might heal their wounds. When he finally decides he must confront the wounds of his own past, he sets out on a journey to meet it head-on, accompanied by a bestselling author who would flee fame (because obviously every lost soul needs a good sidekick.) From here, the cast of memorable supporting characters is immense, from the voice of Perdu’s lost love, to cooking Italians and women with shapely legs wearing hobbit feet, because “such is the power of books.” Written in German about France and translated into English, The Little Paris Bookshop should by all rights be disjointed but is instead beautiful and immensely quotable. What a funky, beautiful, uncommon book! And for heaven’s sake don’t miss the appendices.
Available on Amazon on June 23rd: The Little Paris Bookshop