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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 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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Posted August 04, 2021in Book Review

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‘Black Sun’  I have been aching for a vacation lately. A universal feeling, it seems these days. If you’re like me and can’t get away just now, then I have [...]

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Posted June 02, 2021in Book Review

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‘We Are Watching Eliza Bright’  Advance warning: This is not an easy read. Both in structure and in subject matter, Osworth demands a lot from readers, but it is worth [...]

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Posted May 05, 2021in Book Review

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‘Burning Girls and Other Stories’ Fairy tales, myths, fables… there is a lot of power hidden in innocuous stories. The kind of power that Veronica Schanoes wields like a torch [...]

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