A Week in Winter By Maeve Binchy

Talk about mixed emotions when reading this book! As a confirmed Binchy fan I was gobsmacked when the author died last year right after finishing this book. I wanted to savour the entire thing but one cannot do that when it comes to her books. You want to know what is going to happen with each and every character and so therefore whip through the thing as quickly as possible. There is nothing different here. The stories all circle around a small town on the west coast of Ireland, the families that live there, and the people who visit. This book covers many decades but lands in modern times so it is really easy to get stuck in and go with the flow of all the stories. Continue reading “A Week in Winter By Maeve Binchy”

Minding Frankie By Maeve Binchy

I highly encourage you to read Ms. Binchy if you love books about people who have issues, but live them out with their community. It is probably better if you have read her stuff in order but certainly not necessary. Binchy’s characters pop up in most of the stories and you feel as if you know them all so well. This story takes place around St. Jarlath’s street. A young man, Noel, who is on a certain path of destruction Continue reading “Minding Frankie By Maeve Binchy”