“At his prompting she turned her attention from the sideshow on the street and at last saw her. The four black funnels that rose above the pier shed, the white bridge and decks that gleamed against the grey skies, the black hull with its sharp bow that curved to the heavens. Launched in 1906, she was immense and exuded strength and marvel but also grace and beauty. The Lusitania was like a goddess come down from Olympus.”
If you are someone like me who loves books with strong female characters, you’ll really enjoy Seven Days in May because it delivers just that. The novel follows the lives of several characters and how their fates are intertwined with the fate of the Lusitania. It is the lives of three women that drive and shape this story.
I hope you’re all having a wonderful month of May. I can already say with confidence that I know some of you have been doing lots of reading (ahem, Savvy Readathon!), and I can’t think of a better way to kick off summer (and the long weekend!).
Read on for all of the fun we’ve been having the last little while, and catch up on everything you might have missed!
Buckle up, Savvy Readers, because I’ve got your next favourite book!
I have been waiting to tell you about Ginny Moon for ~months~! Benjamin Ludwig’s debut novel has just soared into my Top 5 All-Time Favourites. I’ve read it twice now, and you can bet I’ll be reading it again. I promised myself I’d keep this review short and sweet, but Ginny is just TOO DARN GOOD for that.