The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett

About the Book:The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Many years later, one sister… Continue reading The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett

10 Books to Look Forward To in February

There are so many wonderful books releasing in February it's been incredibly hard picking out the ones to make the list. I am going to have so much reading to do next month. Let's get to it. Prepped, Bethany MangleYAFebruary 23rd Blurb:Always be ready for the worst day of your life. This is the mantra… Continue reading 10 Books to Look Forward To in February

Ezra Slef: The Next Nobel Laureate in Literature, Andrew Komarnyckyj

What is better than a biography about one of the greatest fictitious writers of all time? An autobiography, of sorts, about the author of the biography in the guise of writing the biography. It's not as confusing as I make it sound. Because how does Humbert Botekin write a biography about Ezra Slef when he… Continue reading Ezra Slef: The Next Nobel Laureate in Literature, Andrew Komarnyckyj

What Could Be Saved, Liese O’Halloran Schwarz

I’ve browsed quite a few reviews before writing my own, and I feel a lot of them spoil this story. I’m going to skip my summary because this is such a powerful book it shouldn’t be spoiled. The prose is stunning, and I found myself especially engaged when we went back in time to Bangkok.… Continue reading What Could Be Saved, Liese O’Halloran Schwarz