Category Archives: Fantasy

The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar – a Book Review

Instead of counting objects and days and hours, if people would simply rub their palms together just once, and comprehend that mysterious skin to skin contact fully, their understanding of the world would be better. Or if just once they … Continue reading

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The Absolute Book by Elizabeth Knox – a Book Review

I should probably start this review with a bit of a disclaimer. I find myself at a loss of words as to how to adequately approach a review for The Absolute Book. I’m still mulling over most of my reactions … Continue reading

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House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland – a Book Review

You probably can’t tell yet from the things I’ve reviewed so far in this blog, but I have an intense love for the creepy and weird when it comes to books. There’s something about the lurid appeal of the darkness … Continue reading

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The Midnight Library by Matt Haig – a Book Review

For the #3 spot on the 52 book reading challenge, the selection is “Goodreads winner in 2020.” The top spot for favorite fiction selection was The Midnight Library: A Novel by Matt Haig. This is the first Haig novel I’ve … Continue reading

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Faye, Faraway by Helen Fisher – a Book Review

Faye, Faraway is the debut novel by British author, Helen Fisher. It’s a relatively short read at just under 300 pages, and I managed to read it in about three sittings before bed. This is low fantasy, and it focuses … Continue reading

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab – A Book Review

“Three words, large enough to tip the world. I remember you.” –V.E. Schwab, Invisible Life of Addie LaRue V.E. Schwab, who has also published under Victoria Schwab, is a very busy author. In the past decade, she has gifted the … Continue reading

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The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow – Book Review

I’ve seen a lot of buzz about this book, which is what led me to it as a choice. I’m certainly glad I picked it up, because there’s a lot to appreciate, especially for my reading tastes. As a reader, … Continue reading

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