Category Archives: Grief and Loss

My Life as a Dog

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Directed By: Lasse Hallström

Written By: Lasse Hallström, Reidar Jönsson, Brasse Brännström, Per Berglund, Based on the Novel by Reidar Jönsson

My Rating: 5/5

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North Sea Texas

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Directed By: Bavo Defurne

Written By: Bavo Defurne & Yves Verbraeken Based on the Novel Nooit Gaat Dit Over by André Sollie

My Rating: 3/5

 

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Broadchurch: Episode 1

This smart, beautifully acted British crime drama, which premiered in the U.S. yesterday, is a tear-jerker.

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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Published: April, 2013 (Reagan Arthur Books)

Format: Kindle E-Book — I might also order a hardcover copy from Random House, Canada — the one with the pretty fox on the cover. 🙂

Recommended By: Jennifer at The Relentless Reader and Lucy at Therapy Through Tolstoy

I Categorized It As: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, and Science Fiction/Fantasy.

My Rating: 5/5

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The Guilty One by Lisa Ballantyne

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Published: March, 2013 (William Morrow)

Format: Kindle E-Book

Recommended By: Several book bloggers including Jennifer at The Relentless Reader

I Categorized It As: Mystery/Thriller & Popular Fiction

My Rating: 4/5 (Thumbs Up)

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Mandatory Release by Jess Riley

Mandatory ReleaseMandatory Release by Jess Riley

Published: July, 2013

Format: Kindle E-Book (CreateSpace)

Recommended By: Jennifer at The Relentless Reader

I Categorized It As: Popular Fiction, Romance, and Women’s Fiction

My Rating: 4/5

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Recovering from a devastating experience and the end of a long-term relationship, Drew returns to her parents’ home and accepts a teaching position at the prison where her mom works.

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P.S. (2004)

p.s.P.S. (2004)

Directed By: Dylan Kidd

Written By: Helen Schulman and Dylan Kidd

Why I Saw It: It was mentioned in a post on And So It Begins, and it piqued my interest, plus I am a big fan of Laura Linney

My Verdict: Not a favorite, but well worth a look.

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