Title: Choose: Snakes or Ladders Author: Sally Forest Genre: Literary Fiction This rich, sensually-driven literary novel takes readers back to the 1950s, when women were just starting to enter the work-force alongside men on a more regular basis. The story follows Mitty Bedford, a typist who recently graduated with her certificate and has landed… Read More Editorial Review – Choose: Snakes or Ladders
Hagseed by Margaret Atwood Date Completed: 5/25/2017 Rating: 9/10 I jumped into this book knowing nothing about it, but that I had heard good things. I found that approach worked really well for me, so if you’d prefer, don’t read this, just know that you have my recommendation.
I review The Burning Girl by Claire Messud. Julia and Cassie have been friends since nursery school. They have shared everything, including their desire to escape the stifling limitations of their birthplace, the quiet town of Royston, Massachusetts. But as the two girls enter adolescence, their paths diverge and Cassie sets out on a journey… Read More The Burning Girl – Book Review
Perfume, The Story of A Murderer by Patrick Süskind This books full title is Perfume, The Story of a Murderer which is a very accurate description. However, the title in itself is also ambiguous. How is something so inconspicuous as perfume associated with the violence of murder? The story straight away won me over because it is set… Read More Perfume, The Story of a Murderer – Book Review
Read from July 01 to 03, 2015 — I own a copy Synopsis: Imagine feeling like an outsider. Now imagine feeling like an outsider in your own family. The troubled son of a callous father and socialite mother determines his own meaning of success after learning shocking family secrets that cause him to rethink… Read More Red Clover – Book Review
This is my first installment in the Re-read Challenge since signing up or it in January, and here’s what I’ve learned through this challenge so far: I am great at rereading books and terrible at writing about them. I originally committed to 12 books, but I think I’m going to scale back to 6, which puts… Read More Girlfriend in a Coma – Book Review