Book Review | Normal People

Every once in a while, I come across a book that changes my perception of what literature can be. A book that isn’t written in the way we’re used to books being written, but still work. Sally Rooney’s Normal People is one of those books. (All reviews are spoiler-free unless otherwise noted.) Synopsis (From Goodreads) […]

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Book Review | The Porpoise

You probably already know I’m a pretty big fan of weird fiction. But I did not know what I was getting into with Mark Haddon’s newest novel, The Porpoise. To be fair, I hadn’t read any of Haddon’s books before this one (no, I still haven’t read The Curious Case of the Dog in the […]

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Book Review | Talent

I have a problem. I cannot resist books about books or writers. Literary literary fiction always catches my eye, and Juliet Lapidos’s debut novel, Talent was no exception. Unfortunately, this book fell short of my expectations (which honestly weren’t that high to begin with). (All reviews are spoiler-free unless otherwise noted.) Synopsis (From Goodreads) Anna Brisker […]

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Book Review | Less

I am always intrigued by award winning books. I’m interested to know what about them was special enough to make them stand out. Was it the story? Was the writing particularly amazing? I need to know. Unsurprisingly, I don’t love every single award-winning book I’ve ever read. But that doesn’t make me want to read […]

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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 | The Immortalists

If The Immortalists is any indication, 2018 is definitely going to be a fantastic year for books. Chloe Benjamin’s sophomore novel was one of my favorite reads of the year (even though it’s technically a 2018 release). I guess I’m kind of spoiling the whole review, but I don’t care, because this book is amazing, and […]

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Book Review | Green

If you’re looking for a new release to add to your January TBR, I’ve got a good one. Sam Graham-Felsen’s debut novel Green is a really great coming-of-age novel that addresses race and privilege in America. I honestly wasn’t quite sure what to expect going into this book, but I ended up loving it, which was […]

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