Category Archives: Literary Fiction

The Comfort of Monsters by Willa C. Richards – a Book Review

I’m so torn on this book that I went to goodreads first to get a gauge of what other readers thought of it before putting my thoughts together. I’ve come to the conclusion that readers either love or hate this … Continue reading

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The Secret Keeper of Jaipur by Alka Joshi – A Book Review

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur is Alka Joshi’s followup to her stunning novel, The Henna Artist. I will try to do this review without giving spoilers for either novel. I will recommend that readers do read The Henna Artist first, … Continue reading

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Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi – a Book Review

Yeah… I have no idea how to properly review this book. I’m not even sure I 100% understood it, to be honest. All I can say is I will do my best. Synopsis When Otto and Xavier take a non-honeymoon … Continue reading

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One Two Three by Laurie Frankel – a Book Review

At first glance, this would appear to be a common real life storyline. But, somehow, Laurie Frankel has made something truly unique and refreshing with One Two Three. This is reminiscent of Erin Brockovich, the woman who helped build a … Continue reading

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Antkind by Charlie Kaufman – a Book Review

I have done it! I have climbed the mountain that is Antkind and have lived to tell the tale. Truly, this novel can best be summed up using dialogue from the novel itself: When our main character is conversing with … Continue reading

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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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