Book Review | Sociable

I feel like I need to preface this review with two facts. First, though I am technically a millennial, I don’t really identify with ‘millennial culture’. In fact, most of the time it annoys me. Second, if I had paid more attention to the synopsis, I probably would not have read this book. I wanted […]

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Book Review | Freshwater

This year, I am working on reading more debut novels, more diverse books, and more own voices stories. Akwaeke Emezi’s Freshwater is all three (and more). I didn’t know too much about this book when I picked it up – to be honest, my decision was largely due to the cover – but it completely surprised […]

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Book Review | Little Fires Everywhere

Earlier this year, on the recommendation of my cousin, I read Celeste Ng’s debut novel, Everything I Never Told You. And I absolutely loved it. It is easily one of my favorite books of the year. So it’s probably not all that surprising that I flew through Ng’s newest book, Little Fires Everywhere, the second I got my […]

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Book Review | Sourdough

Despite the fact that I had previously read one of Robin Sloan’s books (Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore), I went into Sourdough completely blind. I didn’t even realize it was the same author, I just knew I wanted to read the book with a UFO made of bread on the cover. And the story was just […]

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Book Review | The Chalk Artist

There have been so many amazing books released this year, and Allegra Goodman’s The Chalk Artist is no exception. When I started reading, I wasn’t convinced that I would like this book. It seemed like one of those books I pick up because the cover is nice, and then let sit on my shelf, unread, for years. Fortunately, […]

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