Tiffy answers Leon's ad for a strange, but potentially doable living arrangement: sharing a flat, and not only that, but sharing a bed. Just not at the same time.
I love how the couple grows--of course, it's all cliche, he being a reserved, brooding man, and she a friendly, bubbly woman. But there's something about the two of them together that had me reading the book all day long. And of course, there's drama. And the drama really spiced things up a bit.
This was a fun, quirky, and satirical read. I don't normally go for these sorts of books and don't find "funny" books funny, but this one had me laughing at points.
All in all, a decent contemporary YA book, with heavy topics that are easily digestible by YA readers.
This was a beautiful rendering of two women, from different decades, learning their strength as women.
I cried reading this. There was a poignancy to the story I wasn't expecting, and a sisterhood of friends that I loved and envied.
Amy learns to take care not only of her family, but of herself, as a woman, as a person, and independent of her role as a mother and wife.
I can't say I liked Helen, the main character, much.
Britt-Marie is the latest literary curmudgeon, following after Ove and Eleanor Oliphant.
I may never eat a madeleine without thinking of Proust and his contribution to our understanding of human memory.