Tag Archives: Coming of Age

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi – a Book Review

“Weakness is treating someone as though they belong to you. Strength is knowing that everyone belongs to themselves.” – Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing Homegoing is a celebration of the complexity of legacy. One woman, two daughters, and the 14 separate stories … Continue reading

Posted in General fiction, Historical Fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Willow Wren by Philipp Schott – a Book Review

Philipp Schott is a small animal vet and the author of two prior books, The Accidental Veterinarian: Tales from a Pet Practice and How to Examine a Wolverine: More Tales from the Accidental Veterinarian. This is his first novel, and … Continue reading

Posted in Historical Fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

The Dutch House

There are a few times in life when you leap up and the past that you’d been standing on falls away behind you, and the future you mean to land on is not yet in place, and for a moment … Continue reading

Posted in General fiction | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments