Book Review: EVERYTHING UNDER by Daisy Johnson

EVERYTHING UNDER by Daisy Johnson ⭐️⭐️.5 "The places we are born come back to us." If you look through my copy of EVERYTHING UNDER you'll come across many sentences underlined in pencil. Johnson's writing style is beautiful, lyrical, but it presents a story that's murky at best and unsure of itself. I was completely unaware … Continue reading Book Review: EVERYTHING UNDER by Daisy Johnson

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Book Review: SO LUCKY by Nicola Griffith

SO LUCKY by Nicola Griffith 4/5 ⭐️ SO LUCKY by Nicola Griffith is an autobiographical fiction about the drastic changes in one woman’s life after getting diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. "A movement made a hundred times before, a thousand times before, except this time, instead of muscle and nerve performing their everyday miracle of coordination, I … Continue reading Book Review: SO LUCKY by Nicola Griffith

Book Review: GRIM LOVELIES by Megan Shepherd

GRIM LOVELIES by Megan Shepherd GRIM LOVELIES, published October 2nd by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Teen, is a fairytale retelling written as an urban fantasy. Set in Paris, it follows a group of beasties - animals turned into human form by witches - who are on a literal race against time; the witch who created them … Continue reading Book Review: GRIM LOVELIES by Megan Shepherd

Art and Obsession in KILLING COMMENDATORE by Haruki Murakami

KILLING COMMENDATORE by Haruki Murakami, Translated by Ted Goosen and Philip Gabriel ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ UK Edition by Doubleday If there was ever any doubt to the fact of Haruki Murakami's skill at nuanced storytelling, KILLING COMMENDATORE eliminates them all with its artistic telling. Publishing on 9th October 2018, Harvill Secker, Penguin UK The latest novel from … Continue reading Art and Obsession in KILLING COMMENDATORE by Haruki Murakami

Book Review: SEVERED HEADS, BROKEN HEARTS by Robyn Schneider

SEVERED HEADS, BROKEN HEARTS by Robyn Schneider (also published as THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING) "And I realized that there's a big difference between deciding to leave and knowing where to go." One thing I liked most about SEVERED HEADS, BROKEN HEARTS was how much it's a story about Ezra Faulkner, rather than it being a … Continue reading Book Review: SEVERED HEADS, BROKEN HEARTS by Robyn Schneider

Book Review: SUICIDE CLUB by Rachel Zheng

SUICIDE CLUB by Rachel Heng ⭐️⭐️⭐️ "In near-future New York, life expectancy averages three hundred years. Immortality is almost within our grasp. It’s hell."SUICIDE CLUB for me was one of those books that I really wanted to love and appreciate, but couldn't because it felt like the core of the book was missing an important … Continue reading Book Review: SUICIDE CLUB by Rachel Zheng