I cannot say enough good things about this book. I loved every single page. I read it at the beginning of the year and it set me up for such a rich and rewarding year of reading.
The Once and Future Witches is set in the USA in 1893 where … [Read More...]
This book was an unexpected gem for me. The protagonist Cussy is a member of the Blue People of Kentucky. This was a real group of people with a rare genetic trait that led to the blood disorder methemoglobinemia, which causes the appearance of blue-tinged skin.
The story begins with … [Read More...]
I listened to this book on audio and it was such a treat. The narration is excellent – so that always helps – but what I really loved about it were all the small observances. O’Farrell starts describing – a street scene, an emotional response – but rather than stopping … [Read More...]
There’s nothing I don’t love about this book. It’s short and very easy to read in an hour or so, which is appealing of course. But mainly I love the way Adichie clearly articulates the case for feminism with such clarity. She’s also a person you want to spend time … [Read More...]