Contemporary Literature

Lost Lake, by Sarah Addison Allen

April 1, 2014
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In which I review this lovely and quiet new release from Sarah Addison Allen.

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#ToBX Roundup

March 5, 2014
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In which I review six books I read in preparation for this year’s Tournament of Books.

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Long Division, by Kiese Laymon

February 18, 2014
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In which I review this contender for the 2014 Tournament of Books.

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How To Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, by Mohsin Hamid

January 30, 2014
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In which I gush about this marvelous contender for the 2014 Tournament of Books.

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Cartwheel, by Jennifer duBois

October 2, 2013
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The Cartwheel elevator pitch: it’s about a girl, accused of murder, who does a cartwheel in the interrogation room. But it’s so much more than that too.

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Cascade, by Maryanne O’Hara + Giveaway

May 17, 2013
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This historical fiction novel certainly kept my attention. Click through for my review and a chance to win a copy!

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Someday, Someday, Maybe, by Lauren Graham

April 11, 2013
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I unabashedly gush about this lovely work of fiction written by none other than Lauren Graham.

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Mini-Reviews: Tournament of Books Catch-Up Round

March 13, 2013
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In which I review four 2013 Tournament of Books contenders: Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Building Stories, The Round House, and The Orphan Master’s Son – all of which got four stars.

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May We Be Forgiven, by A.M. Homes

February 5, 2013
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There is very little to forgive this book. While I wasn’t sure it’s quirky nature was going to work, it won me over.

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Arcadia, by Lauren Groff

January 17, 2013
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My review of an awesome and awe-inspiring book. There’s a lot more too it than a hippie commune.

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