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I’m On A Blog Hiatus

So this should come as no surprise to many people, considering my lack of activity on my blog. To be honest, I feel really sad making this post. I have always loved blogging and writing up my book reviews. Having to admit that I need to go on a break really sucks. But I need to go on a break.…

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The Sea Beast Takes a Lover by Michael Andreasen

I have been actively working on reading more short stories lately, and seeing this one offered through the First to Read program gave me a great opportunity to try this collection. Here is my review: Summary (Goodreads):  Just because Jenny was born without a head doesn’t mean she isn’t still annoying to her older brother, and just because the Man…

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Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

I don’t read a lot of literary fiction. But when I do, I know I’m in for a thought-provoking read. This novel did not disappoint in that regard. Synopsis (Goodreads): Jojo is thirteen years old and trying to understand what it means to be a man. His mother, Leonie, is in constant conflict with herself and those around her. She is…

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A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena

After seeing that this book was getting a lot of hype, I decided to give this one a go. I read The Couple Next Door and I recall not enjoying it. However, I wanted to give this author another shot. Here’s my review: Synopsis (Goodreads): Karen and Tom Krupp are happy—they’ve got a lovely home in upstate New York, they’re practically newlyweds,…

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Flesh and Bone and Water by Luiza Sauma

I received this novel as an advance copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I love books with unique settings and cultures to my own; it’s like travelling but without actually going anywhere. I was really looking forward to this novel but it took me a while to get to it because my TBR list literally never stops…

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Three Daughters of Eve by Elif Shafak

I received this novel as an advance copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This novel intrigued me because it was completely out of the norm. I don’t really read books that discuss religion, philosophy, and politics, but this story was just too interesting for me to pass on. Here is my review: While on her way to…

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