But then suddenly her dad is gone and life for Tamara and her mother changes forever. Left with a mountain of debt, they have no choice but to sell everything they own and move to the country to live with Tamara′s Uncle and Aunt. Nestled next to Kilsaney Castle, their gate house is a world away from Tamara′s childhood. With her mother shut away with grief, and her aunt busy tending to her, Tamara is lonely and bored and longs to return to Dublin.
When a travelling library passes through Kilsaney Demesne, Tamara is intrigued. She needs a distraction. Her eyes rest on a mysterious large leather bound tome locked with a gold clasp and padlock. With some help, Tamara finally manages to open the book. What she discovers within the pages takes her breath away and shakes her world to its core.
Told in Cecelia′s imitable style, THE BOOK OF TOMORROW is a mesmerising and magical story for this spring." (Thanks to HarperCollins Canada for this review copy).
Last Thursday was my birthday so my wonderful hubby (knowing the way to my heart) sent me out sans kids to pick myself out a book or two for a birthday present. After indulging myself in the absolute beauty which is a bookstore, I picked out two titles to take home:
Finally, last night my sister-in-law, Mandy, passed on her much-loved copy of My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult. She insists that I read it, and because I trust her good taste, I will, and soon!
That's it for me for this week! What was in your mailbox last week?