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Book reviews and thoughts on literature

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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‘night, Mother, Marsha Norman

I was a theater kid in high school, I know this comes as a shock to everyone (lol jk). And while I was never an actress, I did discover a love of scripts during this phase.

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The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, Joanna Cannon

This one was a little of the beaten path for me. But the detour was totally worth it.

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The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware

Update: Ware means a cabin on a ship, not out in the woods.

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