Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Story of a Part Time Indian is a quick and enjoyable read. I have to admit it, it wasn’t quite what I expected but all the same it was a fun read, if you can have fun reading a story that also makes you want to cry. I admire an […]
Rachel Howzell Hall is a new author to me. It was just one of those books that looked a little interesting on the shelf in the library. Skies of Ash was the sort of book that told me I’ll definitely read her again. Lou Norton, the main detective, is an interesting, no nonsense female detective.
I’m not sure what I can say about N.K. Jemisin’s book The Fifth Season that hasn’t already been said before or proven out by being a Hugo Award Winner. I loved it. It’s one of those books that will need to be read. Original, gripping, could not put it down. Yes, it takes a bit
Octavia Butler is a big name in science fiction and I am embarrassed to say she wasn’t someone I had read, although it had always been my intention. I picked up Parable of the Sower. It’s a good read but I’m not sure I’m glad I did. Now is really not the right time for
Amelie Sarn writes a beautiful book, titled I love I hate I Miss my Sister that follows the grief of a girl named Sohane who has a difficult relationship with her sister Djelila. It is difficult to read at times because the grief is so intense, but then the girls had an intense relationship, Djelila
I finished a young adult novel called Watched by Marina Budhos. It’s the sort of novel I was hoping to read to experience what life was like for someone other than myself. Unfortunately the story and the characters didn’t engage me the way I would have liked. The strong point of the book is that