Feast Days by Ian MacKenzie is a novel about a young upwardly mobile couple transferred to Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Plot He is an investment banker and she is trapped in a foreign country without much marketable skills or a visa that would allow her to work. The descriptions of Brazil are accurate. The division betweenContinue reading “Book Review: Feast Days by Ian MacKenzie”
Title: The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One Author: Amanda Lovelace Genre: Poetry Version: ARC – eBook Page Count: 208 Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Synopsis: GoodReads Notable Notables: Free verse poetry, Feminism Recommended Readers: Women especially, but men should read this, too, honestly Rating: ★★★★★ Thank you, NetGalley, for providing this ARC in exchange for an honest review. My second foray into contemporary free verseContinue reading “Book Review: The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One by Amanda Lovelace”
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I was told that all good stories start off with a glass (or a bottle) of alcohol. Surprise, surprise, this is one of the best books I’ve ever read and it starts with apricot juice! To start off, this is not my first Bulgakov book. When I first…
Depression is NOT sexy.
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The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Amazon page ? This book’s lead character, George Orr, runs afoul of the law for borrowing the prescription cards of friends and acquaintances. But Orr isn’t a run-of-the-mill junky out to get…
Starting 2018 off with a 5-star read!
We’ll try not to give too much away!
…a parallel story of a mother and daughter each at age seventeen.
Carmilla is now my absolute favourite story of all time.
Nothing in the Misery lasts…