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Book Review: The Sweetness of Forgetting by Kristin Harmel

Some days I wake up and think, How did I get here? It’s like one day, you just realize you’re not young anymore, and you already made your choices, and now it’s too late to change anything. Book Rating 4.25/5 Book Review I’ll be honest here. I was on a book buying binge from Book…

Book Review: Recursion by Blake Crouch

Memory…is everything. Physically speaking, a memory is nothing buy a specific combination of neurons firing together–a symphony of neural activity. But, in actuality, it’s the filter between us and reality. You think you’re tasting this wine, hearing the words I’m saying, in the present, but there’s no such thing. Book Rating 5/5 Book Review Oh,…

Book Review: Three Things about Elsie by Joanna Cannon

You’d think, wouldn’t you, after all that time, you’d be given a chance to say good-bye. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Three Things About Elsie will stay with me for a while, I can feel it. Cannon captured the essence of Flo in such a captivating way that I truly still believe she might be…

Book Review: Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

When you can’t see in front of you, life is nothing but surprises. Looking back, there were truly so few of them. Book Rating 2.5/5 Book Review Sweetbitter is another story about a young Midwesterner moving out to the big city and trying to find her way… I don’t have a problem with that, in…

Book Review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

You need to remember that. If you’re to have decent lives, you have to know who you are and what lies ahead of you, every one of you. Book Rating 5/5 Book Review If you want to really sit back and think, you should pick up Never Let Me Go. The way it was written…

Book Review: Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett

How did you really know yours was the wold record and not just the only one someone had bothered to write down? Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Rabbit Cake is not my typical read. I am lucky that I happenstanced upon it in a library sale. I was enamored by the colorful cover and picked…

Book Review: My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

She could decide how she was going to be. She had a choice. Life could be an endless series of joyless chores, or she could get totally pumped and make it fun. There were bad things, and there were good things, but she got to choose which things to focus on. Her mom focused only…