Category: Literary Fiction.

Book Review: A Sally Rooney Threesome

Book Review: A Sally Rooney Threesome

Do you see what I did there? For anyone who has read a Sally Rooney novel, you’ll know how sex plays a role in her writing, which is a fact I’ve most recently become aware of since I read all three of her books. Her publisher contacted me and asked if...
Book Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Book Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

I am continually impressed by the eclectic mix of books that Matt Haig has published in the past few years. The first book of his I read was historical fiction, then I moved onto a work of non-fiction which I failed to write a formal review of, but talked about on the...
Book Review: Her Turn by Katherine Ashenburg

Book Review: Her Turn by Katherine Ashenburg

I love reading about a fed-up lady. There is nothing more entertaining than reading the inner (and sometimes outer) thoughts of a middle-aged woman who is just sick of it all. One of my favourite books in past years was this little gem, which is why I was so eager to...
Book Review: Humane by Anna Marie Sewell

Book Review: Humane by Anna Marie Sewell

Sometimes you read a book where you don’t entirely know or understand what is going on. One character’s remark may prompt you to question whether something really happened the way you thought it did, or it may be unclear as to what the characters are aware...
Book Review: How a Woman Becomes a Lake by Marjorie Celona

Book Review: How a Woman Becomes a Lake by Marjorie Celona

I remember when Marjorie Celona’s first book was released, Y. It came with huge buzz, her publishers were relentlessly pushing it to all the Canadian book festivals, and international rights were sold widely. It was awhile ago now, so I don’t honestly...