Today’s book review is of Elisabeth Thomas’s debut novel Catherine House. I read this novel as an e-book, and the cover is so lovely and I liked the story so much that I am going to be buying a physical book for my collection. I don’t care if I there isn’t enough room on myContinue reading “Catherine House”
This book discussion/review about The Truth About Grief is the second blog post in my bibliotherapy and self-development series. In this series of blog posts, I will post about some non-fiction works I’m reading and what I get out of them, as well as how I think they are helpful and useful. Fiction books areContinue reading “The Truth About Grief”
Crow Planet by Lyanda Lynn Haupt is an exploration of wildlife in the urban setting. What happens when wildlife and humans mix in the suburbs, in the city? Crow Planet is the 2009 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award winner. Their website calls Crow Planet, “A book that is a call to experience the wildlife inContinue reading “Crow Planet”
Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez is a whirlwind story centered around Olga and Prieto, the adult children of Puerto Rican visionaries whose lives are largely dictated by their parents despite their parents’ absences.
Through hardships such as financial struggles and workaholism, to successes like meeting Bono and Oprah and building a podcast following, Phoebe Robinson shares stories that are relatable and humorous.
Can you tell I’m on a Ruth Ware kick? The first Ruth Ware novel I read was The Death of Mrs. Westaway, then In a Dark, Dark Wood, followed by The Woman in Cabin 10, and finally The Turn of the Key. Ware’s books present just the right amount of description without being mundane, andContinue reading “The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware”
Myriam J. A. Chancy’s What Storm, What Thunder is a fiction novel that explores the lives of multiple characters as their choices and circumstances lead them to where they will be during the fateful 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti, which ultimately resulted in the injuries or deaths of hundreds of thousands of people.
Secrets and lies come together quite swimmingly in this chilling tale. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware is a suspenseful mystery about a woman named Lo Blacklock, a journalist who ends up with passage on a brand-new, sleek 10-cabin luxury liner called the Aurora. Right away, Lo is thrown off when she borrowsContinue reading “The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware”
Emma Steinbrecher makes her author debut with the high fantasy duology A Clan of Wolves.
Malice by Heather Walter is the fairytale story of Aurora, Sleeping Princess, spun on its head once again. Seriously, though, the history of Sleeping Beauty is kind of a whirlwind. Alyce – who her Grace sisters unaffectionately call Malyce – is the Dark Grace, part human, part Vila. The other Graces serve up blood elixirsContinue reading “Malice by Heather Walter”