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Posted June 01, 2022in Book Review

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‘How High We Go in the Dark’  Stories and people connected in surprising ways; the myths we tell ourselves even when reality is breathing down our necks; the absolute power [...]

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Posted May 04, 2022in Book Review

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‘Four Treasures of the Sky’  I just can’t get enough magical realism these days. Lucky for me, there’s a bit of a renaissance happening, and I get to indulge my [...]

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Posted April 06, 2022in Book Review

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‘When We Were Birds’ I can write this review in one sentence: This might be the perfect magical realism novel; go read it.  Yejide has a complicated relationship with her [...]

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Posted March 02, 2022in Book Review

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‘Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas’ Anthropology is not always an accessible topic for general reading. It’s often dense, and despite its subject being humanity, it can seem cold [...]

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Posted February 02, 2022in Book Review

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‘Last Night at the Telegraph Club’ I’m such a sucker for well-written, historical novels that don’t feel like historical fiction. Melinda Lo is known for her darkly beautiful stories, and [...]

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Posted January 05, 2022in Book Review

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‘Iron Widow’  The wide world of fantasy novels has so much more diversity these days, and I, for one, cannot be more excited about it. “Iron Widow” is just such [...]

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Posted December 01, 2021in Book Review

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‘Even Greater Mistakes: Stories by Charlie Jane Anders’ When life is busy, and my attention span is short, I turn to short stories to fill in the gaps of my [...]

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Posted November 03, 2021in Book Review

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‘Comfort Me with Apples’ This is not an easy book to review. The pervading, intensely creepy feeling established from the first page of this short novella never diminishes. In fact, [...]

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Posted October 06, 2021in Book Review

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‘A Spindle Splintered’ If you’ve been following along, you’ll have likely caught on to my addiction to fairy tales, myths, timeless stories of all varieties. So it’ll be no surprise [...]

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Posted September 01, 2021in Book Review

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‘She Who Became the Sun’  Some stories are so old and so human that they feel like a part of our DNA. Fables, faerie tales, myths. Reading this book felt [...]

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