The Long Weekend, Gilly Macmillan

I’ve realized after writing this review that it’s fairly ranty. Sorry in advance for that. Books like The Long Weekend make me wish star ratings weren’t a thing. This story goes from bad, to worse, to unbelievable, to utterly messy. The first half of the book was just one conglomeration of repetition: repeated thoughts, repeated… Continue reading The Long Weekend, Gilly Macmillan

It’s Always the Husband, Michele Campbell

Three college roommates who couldn't be further apart come together, sharing their freshman dorm. As Aubrey settles into an entirely new and exciting life, Kate distances herself through her magnetism. Jenny keeps both of them with their heads just below the clouds. It works well for this trio. But as Campbell is known to do,… Continue reading It’s Always the Husband, Michele Campbell

You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty, Akwaeke Emezi

I hadn’t read Emezi, so I wasn’t sure what to expect going into reading this when Atria reached out to me to read this. What I thought would be a laid-back women’s fiction about grief and moving on threw me for a loop. Instead, Feyi drew me in with how comfortable she was with herself… Continue reading You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty, Akwaeke Emezi