The Pisces by Melissa Broder

TGFMB – Thank Goodness for Melissa Broder. Sometimes you come across a novel that completely entrances you, baffles you, and eventually guts you with surprises you just didn’t fathom possible. Here’s more about the book Lucy has been writing her dissertation about Sappho for thirteen years when she and Jamie break up. After she hits…

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My Most Anticipated Reads of May 2018

And just like that, we’re in May. It feels like April kind of swept on by but that happens when you’re on vacation for two weeks straight. After I got home from vacation, I’ve basically been writing and trying to catch up on blog posts. I have so many things to share with you in…

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Playing with Matches by Hannah Orenstein

This is your classic book to take to the beach. While this one won’t be out until June, it’ll definitely be the book you take with you on those summer vacations. Here’s more about the book In the tradition of Good in Bed and The Assistants comes a funny and smart comedy about a young matchmaker balancing her messy…

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Emergency Contact by Mary HK Choi

I’ll admit, this is one of those books I picked up because the cover was gorgeous. I’d never heard of Mary HK Choi or the work she’s done, but I knew she wrote a YA for the current generation of kids and that it was epic. The cover seemed like a bonus. Here’s more about…

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Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

I kind of went into this book blindly. Because a friend was doing a challenge to read books by Native American authors. With very little knowledge of what this book is about, I read it. I could write a whole dissertation on the different themes of this novel. It was surprisingly short and compact for…

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Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Wow. I sat down with this book over the past few days and I couldn’t put it down. Honestly, I would try and use the bathroom and hold it for an hour only succumbing to the excruciating pain of holding it for that long. I’m lucky it’s the beginning of the year and there wasn’t…

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November 2017 Wrap Up

November seemed to go quickly, but also jam packed with news, articles, and great reads. I had a blast this November and here are some of the highlights. Thanksgiving at my in laws I’ve never had Thanksgiving at anyone else’s house before. I’ve always had it with my family with the same meal and the…

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How do I review Sing, Unburied, Sing?

The other night, in the silence of my apartment, I tore through the last 50 pages of Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. I sat on my couch while waiting for my dinner to cook in the oven, getting up every so often to make sure my meatballs weren’t burning. Once I finished the book,…

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Sourdough by Robin Sloan

  I’ve only tried to make bread once in my life and while I did have a tasty loaf, I can’t say if it was the best bread in the world. However, I have an inkling that Lois can. SOURDOUGH by Robin Sloan is the story about a woman named Lois Clary who arrives in…

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Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

I was in one of those moods where it felt like ages since I read something magical. There’s a lot going on in real life that feels so different and messy. It’s like one of those montage scenes in movies about the Vietnam War where you just see one depressing headline after another followed by…

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