3 Star Reads, Adult Fiction

Book Review: Foe by Iain Reid

★ ★ ★ Foe is described as a "taut, psychological mind-bender" and while that is fitting, for me it was more of a slow burn, character driven story that is centered around relationships and isolation. It had that uneasiness within the first couple of pages that never leaves long after you've finished reading it. I… Continue reading Book Review: Foe by Iain Reid

4 Star Reads, Book Reviews, Non Fiction

Book Review: Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar

★ ★ ★ ★ One of my reading intentions this year was to read more nonfiction, and this was an excellent choice for my first read of 2019. Dead Mountain is riveting and informative nonfiction through the perspective of documentary filmmaker and author, Donnie Eichar, who sets out to piece together the mystery that is… Continue reading Book Review: Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar

3 Star Reads, Adult Fiction, Book Reviews

Book Review: Northwood by Maryse Meijer

★ ★ ★ Northwood is a novella told in beautifully written passages and free-verse poetry, about an artist who flees to the woods to pursue her artwork in isolation. What begins is a tainted, violent love affair with a married man—and the struggle between desire and obsession, and the brutal nature of intimacy. Meijer has crafted… Continue reading Book Review: Northwood by Maryse Meijer

4 Star Reads, Adult Fiction, Book Reviews

Book Review: Caged by Ellison Cooper

★ ★ ★ ★ An impressive debut by Ellison Cooper, Caged was a well crafted and disturbing thriller that felt like an episode from Criminal Minds, with a kickass female lead! Sayer is a neuroscientist with the FBI, who specializes in the brain of serial killers. When a young woman's body is discovered in a cage in… Continue reading Book Review: Caged by Ellison Cooper

3 Star Reads, Adult Fiction

Book Review: Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

★ ★ ★ When I saw that Claire Fuller was releasing another novel, I could not contain my excitement and contacted the publisher for an ARC, so first and foremost, thank you to Tin House Books for kindly sending me a copy. I've had to restrain my thoughts for this review for months now, so… Continue reading Book Review: Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

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Fall Reading Recommendations

It's that time of year again with crisp air, changing leaves that crunch beneath your feet, hot cider, pumpkin patches, and lazy Sundays spent reading. This is my favorite time of year, not only because it's Halloween season—are you the type of person that believes Halloween starts September first? I am, I admit—but because it's… Continue reading Fall Reading Recommendations