Lissa Del - A Life Made of Lava *
Melissa Delport is an award winning South African author who takes you on such a journey. Whist her fantasy novels transport the reader to magical and far off places, under the pseudonym of Lissa Del, it is your soul that is transported.
Once upon a time in a far off land called South Africa, lived a fairy god-author named Rachel Morgan. One day Rachel decided to grant all her readers six (City of) Wishes. With the promise that each wish will take you on your very own fairytale that will have you hoping midnight never comes…
Expect the unexpected. That is the best way to explain our thoughts on one of our best literary surprises all year. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society gives nothing away in the unusually long title except perhaps the hint of humor (and this you get in bucketfuls).
We all have our reasons for picking up a book. Some for educational purposes, and some for an escape from the world. As each person is different so is the effect of each book on a person. That is how I felt reading The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris.
Out of the sisters that we have been introduced to, Tiggy seems the least interested in finding her past. Focusing rather on the natural world and the creatures that live in it. Yet unbeknownst to her, Pa Salt had made a promise to her birth family. One day, when the time was right, he would send her back to them...