3 Star Reads, Adult Fiction, Book Reviews

Book Review: The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh

★ ★ ★ All across social media I read praise for The Blinds and seen it was a much-anticipated release, so when I had the opportunity to read it, I couldn't wait to get started. Set in a secret rural Texas town, Caesura, but better known as The Blinds, is populated by dangerous criminals and innocents who've… Continue reading Book Review: The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh

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2 Star Reads, 3 Star Reads, Book Reviews, Sequential Art

Book Review: The Deaths of Henry King & Fütchi Perf

★ ★ ★ Without a doubt, this fulfilled my need for some dark humor in my life. It was just what I needed to help me get out of a book slump I was in for two weeks. The Deaths of Henry King by Brian Evenson, Jesse Ball, and illustrated by Lilli Carré. For me, this was… Continue reading Book Review: The Deaths of Henry King & Fütchi Perf

3 Star Reads, Book Reviews, Sequential Art

Book Review: Everything is Flammable by Gabrielle Bell

★ ★ ★ Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, and often relatable, Everything is Flammable is a graphic memoir with raw storytelling, and simple art. After her mother's home is destroyed in a fire, Bell returns to her hometown in rural Northern California to help her mother get things in order and buy a new home. Spanning through one… Continue reading Book Review: Everything is Flammable by Gabrielle Bell

3 Star Reads, Book Reviews, Non Fiction

Book Review: Stirring Up Fun with Food by Sarah Michelle Gellar

★ ★ ★ As a longtime fan of Sarah Michelle Gellar from back in her Buffy the Vampire days, I was thrilled to receive a copy of her newest cookbook, Stirring Up Fun with Food, published by Grand Central Life & Style. I love her enthusiasm when it comes to being in the kitchen as… Continue reading Book Review: Stirring Up Fun with Food by Sarah Michelle Gellar

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Book Review: Food Anatomy by Julia Rothman

★ ★ ★ A delightful visual tour through international cuisine, Food Anatomy gives insight into cultures without being overwhelming with information, and makes for an enjoyable reading and learning experience. This is one of those books that you have on your coffee table, and pick up to read a little before putting it down for… Continue reading Book Review: Food Anatomy by Julia Rothman

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Book Review: The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride

★ ★ ★ The Lesser Bohemians is the newest novel written by Eimear McBride, the author of A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, which won the Baileys Women’s Prize in 2014. This is the first novel that I have read by Eimear McBride, and it was quite the experience. This story appears to be a… Continue reading Book Review: The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride

3 Star Reads, Adult Fiction, Book Reviews

Book Review: The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang

★ ★ ★ The Wangs vs. the World is Jade Chang’s debut novel, released in early October with all the book circling social media.  It was One of Entertainment Weekly’s Most Anticipated Titles of 2016, and Barnes & Noble’s Discover Pick of Fall 2016. It is about Charles Wang, an immigrant businessman who built a cosmetics… Continue reading Book Review: The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang

3 Star Reads, Adult Fiction

Book Review: The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer

★ ★ ★ I went into this expecting a captivating thriller about a child who goes missing one day at a local festival, and the story as it unfolds through both the daughter and mother’s perspectives. It is well-written, and the prose throughout is poetic, but it was a novel that left me unsatisfied by… Continue reading Book Review: The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer

3 Star Reads, Adult Fiction, Book Reviews

Book Review: The Trees by Ali Shaw

★ ★ ★ This was a unique concept with an intriguing premise. The cover is stunning, with a wolf made out of leaves. I thought that was cool and fitting into the story-line, and have to say it is one of the best covers I’ve seen this year. It is a different view of a… Continue reading Book Review: The Trees by Ali Shaw