Vinegar Girl

Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler   Rating: 3 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and uppity, pretty younger sister Bunny? Plus, she’s always in trouble at work – her pre-school charges … More Vinegar Girl

My Name is Shylock

 My Name is Shylock by Howard Jacobson   Rating: 2 out of 5 magical coffee cups         From “With an absent wife and a daughter going off the rails, wealthy art collector and philanthropist Simon Strulovitch is in need someone to talk to. So when he meets Shylock at a cemetery … More My Name is Shylock

Gap of Time

Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson 4 out of 5 magical coffee cups This is a modern day retelling of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. From what I have read this is part of a series (Hogarth Shakespeare) of Shakespeare retellings that will be all from different authors.     I will admit to not knowing … More Gap of Time