I got an ARC from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Bream Gives Me Hiccups is a collection of short stories. Although I don’t remember actually reading the one with the hiccups. The first story is one about a 9-year old with a divorced mother who took him everywhere because the father agreed to pay for it as part of their divorce settlement. Or, as he later found out, for a different, deeper reason. Another story that caught my attention was the story of Harper, the unstable college freshman who wrote to her Junior High guidance counsellor about the travails of
Written by Jane D. Everly, Havelock is a story about an anonymous (basically) woman who had a chance encounter with the MI6 and decided to turn it to her advantage. The book is the first in a series of books. The first part is short (63 pages) and easy to read. Eliana is a different woman. She has superior combat training and can take on two armed drug dealers by herself, tied to a chair. She is after information, but what? Or who?
On most social media platforms, the part of my profile that stumps me is the “bio”, or “about me” section. I just cannot figure out what to write. I sit and I think deeply, sometimes even leave the space blank for days. Then I come back and type something. Then I erase it and type a different one. Then I erase that different one and type another one. Then I come back after a few days and change that other one; I can’t seem to find satisfactory words to describe myself in a way that is fitting for the public. It has to say just