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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

Here we go…

I’ve been sitting on the review of A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara for a few weeks. Part of the reason was I wanted to wait until closer to the release date on March 10th but also because I couldn’t put together some coherent thoughts without rambling or giving much away. 1,311 more words

Book Reviews

Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol

Anya Borzakovskaya immigrated to the United States from Russia when she was a small girl with her mother and brother Sasha. Now in high school, Anya has lost her accent and baby weight but still has difficulty fitting in with her American peers. 234 more words


Fives and Twenty-Fives: Michael Pitre

Thank you to Bloomsbury from whom I received this book for review via NetGalley.

I was very excited to read this book having been blown away by the magnificent  262 more words

My new novel 'The Accidental Wife' is now available!

The Wait is finally over!

My 2nd novel ‘The Accidental Wife’ is now available!

If you enjoyed Inconvenient Relations, you’ll love The Accidental Wife… 169 more words


Short Stories Challenge - She Murdered Mortal He by Sarah Hall from the collection The Beautiful Indifference

What’s She Murdered Mortal He all about?:

After fighting with her boyfriend, a woman goes for a night walk on a remote tropical beach with dark, unexpected consequences. 577 more words

Book Reviews

The Girl On the Train

Paula Hawkins’ psychologically astute thriller The Girl On the Train is getting a lot of publicity and good reviews. I was impressed too, loving the twists and turns, the Rear Window-ish momentary slices of life in the gardens and houses the train rattles past and the various unreliable narrators. 270 more words

Contemporary Fiction

Review: Rachel Joyce, The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

Neither sequel nor prequel, but a companion to her first novel, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce’s The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy… 464 more words