The Baby Group, by Caroline Corcoran A sex tape, a mommy blogger, and an idyllic countryside village are the three main elements in this story of misguided revenge. Scarlett is a recent transplant to a small village near Manchester. During the year of her maternity leave, she has also become something of a celebrity, thanks … Continue reading Suspense Review: The Baby Group
This is a blurb I added to my About page today, but thought I'd throw in as a little random musing of a post as well. Photo by Jess Bailey on Pexels.com Why No Star Ratings? Honestly, I don't feel comfortable rating books with stars or numbers. Back when I was still teaching, grading was … Continue reading Where Are All the Stars?
Liberty Farm: A Family Portrait, by Izai Amorim I have to admit that I was a bit worried going into this reading. Not because of anything in the book description (after all, I had requested the ARC because it sounded interesting), but because of what I saw when I opened the book. Mainly, pages listing … Continue reading Fiction Review: Liberty Farm
This essay was originally published on Medium. A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD, by Sari Solden and Michelle Frank(Affiliate link to Bookshop.org, a great site helping support independent bookstores.) The Great Unraveling Shortly after the birth of my second child, my brain finally started unraveling. This, I now see, had been a long time … Continue reading Bookish Thoughts: The Year My Brain Unraveled
Girls Against God, by Jenny Hval. Translated by Marjam Idriss(Affiliate link to Bookshop.org, a great site helping support independent bookstores.) This novel feels more like a piece of performance art. The story, such as it is, involves the narrator's journey from a Southern Norway childhood; through international studies in Japan and the United States; and … Continue reading Fiction Review: Girls Against God