Tag Archive | war and peace

The Formula of Baking Cakes

Baking Cakes in Kigali – Gaile Parkin, McClelland & Stewart, 2009, 308 pages  Angel Tungaraza has moved to Rwanda with her husband, Pius, from their homeland of Tanzania. Angel bakes cakes. Angel owns a cake shop. Everyone loves Angel’s cakes. People come from far and wide to order her cakes, and while they discuss the […]

What’s up with the Mockingjay?

Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins, 2010 Finished May 21, 2012 Some books, no matter how suspenseful, I read slowly to make them last. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, for instance. I knew its end marked the finite limits of Harry, Ron, and Hermione’s world. I suppose there’s Pottermore, but it’s not the same as having another […]