Tag Archives: fiction

Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

People said Ove saw the world in black and white. But she was color. All the color he had. Book Rating 5/5 Book Review Oh, my goodness. I haven’t felt these many feelings in a book since The Great Alone. If you want to laugh, cry, sob, sit and reflect on life… A Man Called…

Book Review: The Things We Wish Were True by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

Book Rating 3.5/5 Book Review Wow! I was addicted to The Things We Wish Were True. I got it on Kindle Unlimited forever ago, but then I realized it was a free audible too, sooo I dove right in. Another one I listened to over reading. At first, I was really concerned. There are a…

Book Review: The Naturalist by Andrew Mayne

Book Rating 3.5/5 Book Review The Naturalist was another book I listened to on tape, as you can see at my attempt of a bookstagram-worthy photo. There were a lot of great things about this book. First, the story was amazing. It kept me up at night. I listened to it while I was moving…

Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

The problem with rules was that they implied a right way and a wrong way to do things. When, in fact, most of the time there were simply ways, none of them quite wrong or quite right, and nothing to tell you for sure which side of the line you stood on. Book Rating 3.75/5 Book…

Book Review: After She Vanished by S.A. Dunphy

Book Rating 3.75/5 Book Review I recently went on a trip to Ireland, and what kind of book blogger would I be if I didn’t buy a novel written by an Irish author? So, after spending some painstaking time at a bookstore in Ireland, trying to narrow my choice down to one single read, I…

Book Review: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

I don’t understand it any more than you do, but one thing I’ve learned is that you don’t have to understand things for them to be. Book Rating 2.5/5 Book Review Okay, first of all, let me start by saying I absolutely adored A Wrinke in Time when I was younger. I mean, I loved it.…

Book Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

The shape of power is always the same; it is the shape of a tree. Root to tip, central trunk branching and re-branching, spreading wider in ever-thinner, searching fingers. Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review Woah, woah, woah. My mind is reeling. I am…dare I say…shooketh!? The world Naomi Alderman builds in The Power is, in…