Category: Literature

The Burning Girl by Claire Messud 0

The Burning Girl by Claire Messud

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Claire Messud’s The Burning Girl smolders with the nostalgia of a frayed preteen friendship bracelet: this transportive novel spans the formative summers of Julia and Cassie, two best friends...

The Grip of It by Jac Jemc 0

The Grip of It by Jac Jemc

★★★★☆ Moving in together, buying a house together, becoming a family: there are certain situations in life’s relationships that can feel more like a trial. However well you may know or love a person,...

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Eastman Was Here by Alex Gilvarry

★★★★☆ When a story’s main character possesses that ideal blend of questionable decisions and idiosyncratic worldviews, the resulting novel can really soar. Novelist Alex Gilvarry has accomplished this in the protagonist of Alan Eastman,...

Isadora by Amelia Gray 0

Isadora by Amelia Gray

★★★★☆ Long before the cult of personality promulgated by the tabloid “news” outlets of today, Isadora Duncan was known by one name. More than one hundred years later Isadora conjures memories of a life...