Review: Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain

Testament of Youth has had a hold on my heart since the first time I watched the beautifully haunting film. Something about the tragedy and pathos of the story resonates so deeply in me.  I believe Vera Brittain’s WWI memoir is meant to have that affect on one. There’s good reason for why this book wasContinue reading “Review: Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain”

Review: The Girl From the Train by Irma Joubert

Some books just stand out. This one is one of them. The Girl From theĀ TrainĀ first caught my eye because it was originally published in Afrikaans, the language of South Africa. Not many books with Christian themes – what am I saying – not many books of any kind from South Africa reach international status. IContinue reading “Review: The Girl From the Train by Irma Joubert”