Category: Literary Fiction.

Book Review: The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

Book Review: The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

You’ve no doubt seen or heard of this book in the past few weeks, it seems to be on everyone’s summer reading list. I love jumping on a book hype bandwagon as much as the next person, so I was delighted to get my hands on a copy of The Other Black Girl by...
Book Review: Animal by Lisa Taddeo

Book Review: Animal by Lisa Taddeo

This book begins with a suicide; an aging man, obsessed with his mistress, tracks her down in a restaurant having dinner with another married man, and shoots himself in the face. We learn this in the first paragraph of the book, told bluntly by the first-person...
Book Review: Speak, Silence by Kim Echlin

Book Review: Speak, Silence by Kim Echlin

If you haven’t read a book by Kim Echlin yet, you really should. Her latest, Speak, Silence is a beautiful yet horrific meditation on women who are testifying at a trial at the Hague against the systemic rape they experienced during the Bosnian war. The topic is...
Book Review: All I Ask by Eva Crocker

Book Review: All I Ask by Eva Crocker

I knew going into this book that it would be about being a young person. As in, the life of a 20-something with no kids, a part-time job, renting with friends kind of story. As a 30-something, I get a real kick out of reading these kind of books. Because I moved in...
Book Review: Bootleg Stardust by Glenn Dixon

Book Review: Bootleg Stardust by Glenn Dixon

In a work of fiction, one of the most enjoyable experiences to read about is a protagonist striking it big, finding the perfect person, landing that killer job, or realizing one’s dreams, whatever that may be. Bootleg Stardust by Glenn Dixon is a great example...