About a Book

Book reviews and thoughts on literature

Tailspin, Sandra Brown

Sandra if you’re reading this I’m your number one fan.

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The Favorite Sister, Jessica Knoll

For the third time in my life, I didn’t finish a book.

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The Lost for Words Bookshop, Butland

What a cute book.

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The Death of Mrs. Westaway, Ware

DUN DUN DUN. THE DEATH OF MRS.WESTAWAY. By Ware. So already we’ve got some interesting things going on here like you know, death.

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It Looks Like This, Rafi Mittlefehldt

Wow. Nothing says let’s recover from Call Me By Your Name like reading It Looks Like This. Also that was a joke. This was also beautiful and tragic but even more so.

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Gracefully Grayson, Ami Polonsky

Polonsky’s Gracefully Grayson is an equally heart wrenching and heart warming story about gender. What would you do if you felt like you were born in the wrong body?

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Call Me by Your Name, André Aciman

Ok, sometimes I’m hip and on top of the popular reads. This is not one of those times. I’m way late to the game.

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My Absolute Darling, Gabriel Tallent


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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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