This touching debut transfixes the reader allowing her to resonate deeply with them. The emotions in her work are evocative and ultimately hopeful. The autobiographic approach allows the reader to see her complete life story commencing from her childhood and continuing to her forties. Tanya provides a well-balanced sensitivity along with complete honesty. Her informal approach creates a bond between reader and author as the reader is invited deep into her personal life, from stories of growing up, finding, and losing love. As Tanya travels around the globe, the reader shares moments of unrest, emotion, wit, hope, pain, fearfulness, and honesty. ‘A Gemini with a Gypsy Soul’ is a well-written and touching work worthy of one’s attention.
Surviving a mildly dysfunctional but fun childhood, the trials and tribulations of the writer are captured in the need for exciting adventures and a genuinely heartfelt desire to find that perfect someone.