About a Book

Book reviews and thoughts on literature

Envy, Sandra Brown

All hail the queen of -surprise you don’t know anything- endings.

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Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders

Bardo: (in Tibetan Buddhism) a state of existence between death and rebirth, varying in length according to a person’s conduct in life and manner of, or age at, death.

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The Secret History, Donna Tartt

This is book was wack. I think? Let’s start at the top of Tartt’s story.

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The Parable of the Sower, Octavia E. Butler

Ok. So. Where do I even start with this.

It was a dystopian/post apocalyptic/the future is now book. And it was wild.

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Tender is the Night, Fitzgerald

If you grew up going to public school in America, or love Leo then Fitzgerald should be a familiar name to you. But that was Gatsby, most people don’t know Dick Diver.

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Everything I Never Told You, Celeste Ng

A book about a girl who dies and what her death does to her family. Spoiler alert, it’s not great for the family.

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Case For Jamie, Brittany Cavallaro

I still love Benedict Cumberbatch and Sherlock stories. And I still don’t love when a series I like ends. But here we are.

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The Keeper of Lost Things, Ruth Hogan

There are some books you read because they are deep and asking meaningful questions. Then there are books that you read because they are sweet and make you feel things and you love that. Hogan’s novel is the second one.

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White Fur, Jardine Libaire

A star crossed lovers story set in New York during the 80’s. What else could you want?

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Bonfire, Krysten Ritter

I was already excited to read this but after meeting her, I couldn’t wait. I went to the Krysten Ritter book signing in town, she is a kind human who said she liked my hair. And after finishing, I can confidentially say her book is amazing.

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