Wow! Sorry, I literally just put down Sleeping Beauties and I'm still reeling from how fantastic it was. My brain, in all honesty, might be too much of a puddle to write a competent and coherent review of this book right now. I'm going to try, though. Because it's so fresh in my mind. On… Continue reading Sleeping Beauties | Stephen and Owen King
This book was a Book of the Month Club exclusive for October and I'm really glad I picked it up! I wasn't entirely certain what to expect from the book but I really enjoyed the premise. I believe it is now available for general purchase. It was supposed to be released in November, so pick… Continue reading Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance | Ruth Emmie Lang
Hi book enthusiasts! I'm so sorry I've been absent for what has basically been a whole month. November always proves to be one of my busiest months of the year. I participated in National Novel Writing Month this year (I didn't make the 50,000 word goal but I wrote more than I have in years… Continue reading Hello, Again.
I happened upon The Child Finder while I was browsing a local bookshop in Burlington, Vermont during my vacation. Denfeld sounded familiar to me and I later realized that it’s because she also wrote The Enchanted, a book I had read in 2014 and absolutely adored. This knowledge made me very eager to pickup and… Continue reading The Child Finder | Rene Denfeld
Happy Sunday, Everyone! I hope you all got to enjoy some spooky Halloween celebrations last night, and if not that you’ll be enjoying them later in the week. I had a pretty low key night. Made some serious comfort food for dinner and than started in on Stranger Things season 2 with Mike. I have… Continue reading After The Eclipse | Sarah Perry
I have not read Jesmyn Ward’s National Book Award winning Salvage the Bones, but after reading Sing, Unburied, Sing I fully intend to. Part ghost story, part mystery, part southern odyssey Sing, Unburied, Sing is a searing portrait of a family that takes us through Mississippi’s past and present. I was struck first by the… Continue reading Sing, Unburied, Sing | Jesmyn Ward
The first pages of this novel gripped me. I haven’t read any of Whitehead’s work before and the first chapter showed me why he is so revered. He writes beautifully, masterfully. The Underground Railroad tackles a topic that is past but present in minds today as the struggle for black rights and equality continues. Just because… Continue reading The Underground Railroad | Colson Whitehead