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Category: Book Reviews
Review: A Horse Walks Into A Bar, by David Grossman
Synopsis: The setting is a comedy club in a small Israeli town. An audience that has come expecting an evening of amusement instead sees a comedian coming apart on stage, an act of disintegration, a man crumbling, as a matter of choice, before their eyes. They could get up and leave, or boo and whistle … Continue reading Review: A Horse Walks Into A Bar, by David Grossman
Review: Turtles All The Way Down, by John Green
Your now is not your forever
Review: Do Not Say We Have Nothing, By Madeline Thien
It's foolhardy to think that a story ends
Review: Caraval, by Stephanie Garber
Welcome, welcome to Caraval…beware of getting swept too far away.
Review: The Princess Bride, by William Goldman
Life isn't fair, it's just fairer than death, that's all
Review: Surfacing, by Margaret Atwood
I am the thing in which the trees and animals move and grow, I am a place
Review: All Souls Trilogy, by Deborah Harkness
It begins with a discovery of witches
Review: A Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood
Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.
Mini-Reviews: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them / Shadow of Night / The Thing Around Your Neck / Equal Rites
Because every book deserves a review... even a mini one.
Review: Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers
“It only takes one person, one small act of stepping from the dark to the light.”
Mini-Reviews: His Bloody Project / After Alice / Swing Time / The Loney
Every book deserves a review... Even a mini one
Review: The Versions of Us, by Laura Bennett
Footfalls echo in the memory
Review: The Witchfinder’s Sister, Beth Underdown
They say what happened, but they do not say why
Review: All the Good Things, by Clare Fisher
Synopsis: Twenty-one year old Beth is in prison. The thing she did is so bad she doesn't deserve to ever feel good again. But her counsellor, Erika, won't give up on her. She asks Beth to make a list of all the good things in her life. So Beth starts to write down her story, … Continue reading Review: All the Good Things, by Clare Fisher
Review: The Old Kingdom Series, by Garth Nix
Does the walker choose the path, or the path the walker?
Review: Bone Witch, by Rin Chupeco
Synopsis: Tea is different from the other witches in her family. Her gift for necromancy makes her a bone witch, who are feared and ostracized in the kingdom. For theirs is a powerful, elemental magic that can reach beyond the boundaries of the living—and of the human. Great power comes at a price, forcing Tea … Continue reading Review: Bone Witch, by Rin Chupeco
Review: The Power, by Naomi Alderman
The power to hurt is a kind of wealth.
Review: Quiet, by Susan Cain
It’s time for Quiet.
Review: Lost for Words, by Stephanie Butland
Synopsis: Loveday Cardew prefers books to people. If you look closely, you might glimpse the first lines of the novels she loves most tattooed on her skin. But there are things she'll never show you. Fifteen years ago Loveday lost all she knew and loved in one unspeakable night. Now, she finds refuge in the … Continue reading Review: Lost for Words, by Stephanie Butland