The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

I sometimes do gambling with a book. I pick it up, never heard of it before, never heard of the author too, but somehow it propagates an energy to me and I get tempted to read it. The Dreamers was one successful gamble on NetGalley- I am so glad I requested it. Now dear reader, … Continue reading The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

Claire Fuller’s Bitter Orange: A novel of memory and obsession

Bitter Orange, the fruit, is not what it seems; looks sweet and plump as an orange but it's almost inedible and sour. Characters in Claire Fuller's breathtakingly atmospheric and cleverly structured novel are in a way very similar to bitter oranges. Mother always said that I was a girl who liked order, to know what … Continue reading Claire Fuller’s Bitter Orange: A novel of memory and obsession