Category: Literary Fiction.

Book Review: The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

Book Review: The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

I had seen brief reviews and mentions of The Sentence by Louise Erdrich around, but never received it from the publisher for review, so accepted the fact I wasn’t likely to read it. But then I read a great review of it by Consumed by Ink which outlined that it...
Book Review: Possessed by Jowita Bydlowska

Book Review: Possessed by Jowita Bydlowska

Although Possessed by Jowita Bydlowska has ghosts in it, but they are beside the point. Mental health struggles, abusive behavior, and depression are truly at the heart of this book. A work of literary fiction that made me uncomfortable, I found myself moving between...
Book Review: Woman, Eating by Claire Kohda

Book Review: Woman, Eating by Claire Kohda

Woman Eating by Claire Kohda explores the life of a vampire through the lens of a millennial and the struggles unique to that generation: someone who is struggling with living on their own, providing for themselves, reconciling who they are, all while dealing with a...
Book Review: The Winners by Fredrik Backman

Book Review: The Winners by Fredrik Backman

Last year I read the bestseller Beartown by Fredrik Backman, the first in the Beartown series which had come out years ago. This Fall I was sent the third and last installment in that series called The Winners, which took me awhile to read due to its length (670...
Book Review: Fayne by Ann-Marie MacDonald

Book Review: Fayne by Ann-Marie MacDonald

Big books come out in the Fall – it’s book awards season and it’s when all the serious award contenders are released, especially those that should sell well for holiday shopping season a few months later. In the case of Fayne by Ann-Marie MacDonald, this...
Book Review: How to Be Eaten by Maria Adelmann

Book Review: How to Be Eaten by Maria Adelmann

This book has one of the most unique storylines I’ve come across in years; How to be Eaten by Maria Adelmann is all about a support group of women who come together in the basement of a YMCA to tell their stories. The twist is that each woman is a famous...