My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publish Date: February 6, 2018
Thank you to Edelweiss, the Penguin Publishing Group – Viking, and Matt Haig for the privilege of previewing this book in exchange for an honest review.
This book has a lot of buzz. It has a Goodreads average rating of 4.13 on 5,767 ratings, and it’s going to be made into a movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch!
Tom Hazard has a secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but because of a rare condition called anageria, he’s been alive since 1581. Tom has met a lot of famous people like Shakespeare, F. Scott & Ella Fitzgerald, experienced major historical events firsthand, and witnessed many inventions become real. He just wants an ordinary life, but because of his secret, he must move every 8 years and reinvent himself.
It is now 2017 and Tom moves back to London, his old home, to become a high school history teacher – the perfect job for someone like him who has witnessed history first hand.
Tom has lived in London before, and returning to the city is bittersweet for him because it holds many memories of love, laughter, friendship, heartache, pain, anguish, and grief. Continue reading “Book Review: How to Stop Time by Matt Haig”