Himself by Jess Kidd

Warning: this review contains trigger warnings in the bottom which may be seen as spoilers. . Ahh, there is a book I can forgive for being sad, going to dark places, written by Jess Kidd herself. How can I explain how much I love Kidd's way of seeing life and the world? . Himself is … Continue reading Himself by Jess Kidd

If a Lana Del Rey Song became a novel: Dolores by Lauren Aimee Curtis

If you asked me what was this novel like? I would say it felt like a backstory of a Lana Del Rey song. It's short, but powerful, tense, dense, full of emotions, full of people. What I loved about this novel is that IT DOESN'T TAKE ANY SIDES. It just tells a story. No moral, … Continue reading If a Lana Del Rey Song became a novel: Dolores by Lauren Aimee Curtis

When comfort doesn’t cure obsession: The Dream Sequence by Adam Foulds

I am reading Adam Foulds for the first time, but I am pretty impressed. You know what? When Poets write novels, they rarely disappoint. I enjoyed Dream Sequence in one sitting, it's the type of novel I like: consumable in one sitting, has unlikeable characters, good quality writing,  the premise makes you think, and the … Continue reading When comfort doesn’t cure obsession: The Dream Sequence by Adam Foulds

Once Upon a Time, there was a river

There are books that take you away from your reality, cutting your ties with daily hassles and absorb you in. Have you recently read one like that? #OnceUponARiver by Diane Setterfield definitely fits that category. It's filled with magical realism- but surprisingly some science too- lots of interesting characters, a Negro farmer with a golden heart, … Continue reading Once Upon a Time, there was a river