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A Unique Perspective: Nutshell - by Ian McEwan

“So here I am, upside down in a woman.”

Intrigued yet?

When I first heard about the plot, I was skeptical. Although I have faith in McEwan’s writing (the esteemed author has written from various perspectives), a book narrated by a foetus sounded tiresome. 573 more words

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Book Review: Killing Hapless Ally

Killing Hapless Ally, by Anna Vaught, is a fictional memoir exploring mental illness and how the protagonist, Alison, learns to cope with her life through the creation of an alter ego and a host of imaginary friends. 429 more words

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“My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One” by Elena Ferrante

I couldn’t figure out how this book came to be on my Kindle. Sometimes I forget I’m not the only person using my account! Thanks, J, for spotting this wonderful novel, which was originally published in Italian. 294 more words


Balfour and I watched the stars that night. It felt hours spent in silence. Then Balfour spoke. “Do you think the Dark One’s followers call him the Chosen One?” 489 more words

Epic Fantasy


As Azoc was dealing with the one legged boy Balfour Stormcrow was thumbing ticks off of his flesh in the shade of a maple tree. He deposited them onto a wide shiny leaf, and the second they hit that leaf his dirk came down hard and fast, cleaving it in two. 235 more words

Epic Fantasy

Sweet Berries

Azoc was lucky to be alive. He’d received a nasty shoulder-wound in an ambush from some of the Dark One’s Swarm.

The Swarm fight like they don’t know pain. 298 more words

Epic Fantasy