Book Reviews (Page 5)

A Bon Livre, or good book, takes you away from it all, introduces you to new places or cultures, makes you cry, makes you laugh out loud, or simply lets you enjoy. Time should be taken to read a good book now and then.

We review books that cross our path for our Vive le Livre Book Club – mostly about France, sometimes wine. And the odd animal sneaks in now and then. (Fiction and Non-fiction Book Reviews)

Read a good book this weekend recommended by Vive le Livre Book Club at PumpjackPiddlewick

It isn’t all about France, France, France here. In fact, for us, it’s often more about Cluck, Quack, Meow and Woof. So, we are taking the path less travelled today and our Vive le Livre Book Club is recommending a lovely and humourous book about Backyard Chickens called Mucky Cluckers,Read More →

The little Paris bookshop book review at PumpjackPiddlewick

Sometimes life gets a bit hectic and you need a good book to escape into a calm and delightful world. For just such a time we can recommend The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George. It’s the sort of book that lets you disappear in to a tranquil setting andRead More →

Why French Women Don't Get Fat - a Book Review by PumpjackPiddlewick

Read a good book lately? My downtime always encompasses a book. When I first moved to France I happened on this book French Women Don’t Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano. Possibly like some of you, the title did not actually excite me. Intrigued, maybe. But books in English were inRead More →