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When I’m Gone by Emily Bleeker ~ #Literary #Mystery #BookReview

This story was a bit of a literary mystery. A wife dies, and her husband receives letters from her, pages from the journal she kept during her sickness. He doesn’t know who’s sending the letters, and over the course of … Continue reading

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The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurty ~ Fiction Book Review

I have some mixed feelings about this book by Lonesome Dove author Larry McMurty. On the one hand, it’s a powerful coming of age story. Raw and real and blunt. Probably a little scandalous, too. How do you resist that? … Continue reading

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All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld ~ Fiction Book Review

This book! Powerful prose oozing with ominousness, the pages practically sticky with sinisterness! The timeline was a little jumpy, disconcerting at first, but the pattern is quickly established and I soon developed a strange appreciation for it. The chapters alternate present … Continue reading

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Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami ~Fiction Book Review

This was by far the strangest book that I’ve ever read. I’m not even sure how to describe it. The best I can come up with is a book burrito with the works – part LSD trip, part existentialism, with … Continue reading

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Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff ~ Fiction Book Review

I loved this book in the beginning. I found the prose artful and engaging, abstract in that it tended more toward train of thought than adhering to the rules of proper grammar, which I really liked. (It wasn’t Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway … Continue reading

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