Catching up on reviews again! Below are the links to reviews #39 through #43.
#39: The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis (3 stars)
The first in the Narnia series, the world-building prequel that sets the stage for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and the rest of the books.
The disturbing story of Celeste, a young and beautiful schoolteacher who is–just below the surface–a sociopath and pedophile obsessed with prepubescent boys.
A look into the bizarre, beautiful world of orchids, and the people who love them.
#42: One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson (4 stars)
The second book in the Jackson Brodie series.
#43: This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz (4 stars)
A collection of interconnected short stories dealing with love and loss in the life of Yunior, a young Hispanic man.