Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison Book Review (more than just about race)

Click Here for more… 337 pages Genre: Historical Fiction, Classics, Contemporary  "Song of Solomon" begins with one of the most arresting scenes in our century's literature: a dreamlike tableau depicting a man poised on a roof, about to fly into the air, while cloth rose petals swirl above the snow-covered ground and, in the astonished … Continue reading Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison Book Review (more than just about race)

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Atmospheric Reads 5 Books to absolutely get lost in (Recommendation Thursday)

“Shadows were too black, and when a breeze stirred the trees, the shadows changed in a disquieting way.”  Hello, Friends remember this series I started months ago and totally forgot about it well I am back... Previous Recommendation Thursday Big Books Road Trip Books   With the current state of the world from wildfires, hurricane, … Continue reading Atmospheric Reads 5 Books to absolutely get lost in (Recommendation Thursday)

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind book review (2 min read)

Click Here for more... 272 pages Genre:  Historical Fiction, Classics, Horror “He succeeded in being considered totally uninteresting. People left him alone. And that was all he wanted.”  18th Century France, Grenouille is a man who has no human scent or body odor but is gifted with a very sharp sense of smell. He has the gift of recognizing … Continue reading Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind book review (2 min read)

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood Book Review

Synopsis Genre: Historical, Canadian Lit, Sci-fi, Contemporary, Literary Fiction “The only way you can write the truth is to assume that what you set down will never be read. Not by any other person, and not even by yourself at some later date. Otherwise, you begin excusing yourself. You must see the writing as emerging … Continue reading The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood Book Review

Black Swan Green by David Mitchell Book Review

Synopsis Genre: Coming Of Age, Contemporary, Literary Fiction, Young Adult  “If you show someone something you've written, you give them a sharpened stake, lie down in your coffin, and say, ‘When you’re ready’." Mitchell does it again!! Are we really surprised that I ended up really enjoying this one… Set in the 1980s this coming … Continue reading Black Swan Green by David Mitchell Book Review