22 out of 27 BookBrowse readers gave Making Toast 4 or 5 stars. Here's what they had to say:
This is a beautifully written and emotional little memoir, comprised of non-sequential short anecdotes which encapsulate the year following the sudden death of the author's thirty-eight-year-old daughter. The author and his wife move into their son-in-law's home to help care for their three young grandchildren. The sparse format of the book precludes deep intimacy with the family, yet I still came away with a sense of knowing and caring about them all, adults and children. I will remember these people and will wish I could know how their lives play out in the years to come (perhaps a sequel?) (Mary Q). I loved this book from beginning to end. It gave me a clearer understanding of what is important in life. Thank you, Mr. Rosenblatt, for writing this heartwarming book (Nancy S).
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No Man's Land
by Simon Tolkien
Inspired by the experiences of his grandfather, J. R. R. Tolkien, during World War I.
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