Category: Literary Fiction.

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...
Book Review: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

Book Review: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

There is something so soothing about Emily St. John Mandel’s writing, even when she’s describing a world that sounds intimidating. Her newest book Sea of Tranquility features a few characters from her last mega-hit The Glass Hotel, but you don’t need...
Book Review: The Rebellious Tide by Eddy Boudel Tan

Book Review: The Rebellious Tide by Eddy Boudel Tan

Yet another book that takes place on a boat, The Rebellious Tide by Eddy Boudel Tan is a more serious, character-driven novel that tackles the class divide that is so painfully obvious on a cruise ship. Much like the book The Swells that I read a few weeks ago, the...