Cultural Life Connection http://culturallifeconnection.org Exploring cultural life through themes Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:02 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia http://culturallifeconnection.org/culture/gods-of-jade-and-shadow-by-silvia-moreno-garcia/ http://culturallifeconnection.org/culture/gods-of-jade-and-shadow-by-silvia-moreno-garcia/#respond Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:02 +0000 http://culturallifeconnection.org/?p=1794 When I first heard that Gods of Jade and Shadow: A wildly imaginative historical fantasy was coming out, I was excited to read it. I love learning about ancient Mayan culture perhaps because it is such a fascinating, rich well of culture to learn about. I was lucky enough to catch an excellent exhibition on … Continue reading Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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The Woman in the White Kimono by Ana Johns http://culturallifeconnection.org/culture/the-woman-in-the-white-kimono-by-ana-johns/ http://culturallifeconnection.org/culture/the-woman-in-the-white-kimono-by-ana-johns/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:25 +0000 http://culturallifeconnection.org/?p=1792 The Woman in the White Kimono by Ana Johns is a beautifully written book based on a real life story. It is set in both 1957 and the present day.  In 1957 we meet Naoko Nakamura, a seventeen year old girl in Japan who is deeply in love with ‘Hajime’ (Jimmy) an American Sailor. They … Continue reading The Woman in the White Kimono by Ana Johns

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Sea of Bones by Deborah O’ Donoghue http://culturallifeconnection.org/culture/sea-of-bones-by-deborah-o-donoghue/ http://culturallifeconnection.org/culture/sea-of-bones-by-deborah-o-donoghue/#respond Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:20 +0000 http://culturallifeconnection.org/?p=1789 Sea of Bones is a complex psychological thriller that goes much deeper than the standard trope we’re used to in this genre. In this story, Juliet the protagonist, is a career woman who heads the PR department of the Progressive Alliance (PA) party. The PA is a party that puts women’s rights front and centre. … Continue reading Sea of Bones by Deborah O’ Donoghue

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The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright http://culturallifeconnection.org/culture/the-mummy-bloggers-by-holly-wainwright/ http://culturallifeconnection.org/culture/the-mummy-bloggers-by-holly-wainwright/#respond Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:27 +0000 http://culturallifeconnection.org/?p=1778 The Mummy Bloggers is a fun read that brilliantly portrays the competitive world of parenting blogging through three different characters. These characters are all up for the Blog-ahhs award for best blog for which the winner receives a $500,000 dollar prize and could launch them into the blogging stratosphere. The first character we come across … Continue reading The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright

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We Can See You by Simon Kernick http://culturallifeconnection.org/culture/we-can-see-you-by-simon-kernick/ http://culturallifeconnection.org/culture/we-can-see-you-by-simon-kernick/#respond Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:12 +0000 http://culturallifeconnection.org/?p=1784 We Can See You by Simon Kernick is a thrilling read. Brook Connor is a successful self-help author who finds her life turned upside down one day when her daughter is kidnapped for a ransom of $250,000 dollars. Things start to get very complicated indeed once her husband Logan Harris becomes involved in the negotiations. … Continue reading We Can See You by Simon Kernick

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