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The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell | Book Review

A widow is haunted by strange dummy boards.

Rating: ★★★★☆
Genre: Horror
Age group: Adult
Content warnings: Death, suicide, miscarriage, psychiatric hospital, nausea, vomit, gore, hitting a child, child murder, racial slur… 788 more words


Washington Black

A thought provoking book that I struggled to put down.

Washington Black

Found in Translation

Many of us are guilty of assuming all books are written in our native tongue, especially if that tongue is English. I know most of the books I read were written in English. 158 more words

Review: Daisy Jones & The Six

I first watched Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous when I was 18 years old. It was the summer before my first year of college, and I was on the cusp of adulthood. 415 more words


Books I Loved But Never Reviewed | Top 10 Tuesday

Back in 2016/17 I started an little project in which I wrote down all the books I was reading, researched reviews and wrote my own comments on them. 1,064 more words

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Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey — book review

Ways to Disappear tries hard to evoke the absurd and surreal atmosphere that is often associated with Latin American magical realism, the end result makes for a rather dismal homage. 217 more words


The Murmur of Bees

by Sofia Segovia
First sentence: “That early morning in October, the baby’s wails mingled with the cool wind that blew through the trees, with the birdsong, and with the night’s insects saying their farewell.” 238 more words

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