Graphic/Illustrated · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Palimpsest

Alright, this is one of those times when I should have bookmarked the post where I first (and only) saw a review of this graphic novel, because I would love to credit the single reader/bookstagrammer who put it on my radar. Truly, I’ve only ever seen it once. But the review was enough to get… Continue reading Palimpsest

Contemporary Literature · Romance

Honey Girl

Well, if the simply stunning cover doesn’t make you want to pick this one up and see what it’s all about, I don’t know what to tell you, because damn *heart eyes.* But then there’s the premise: a recently graduated PhD in astronomy goes on a girls trip to Vegas to celebrate and gets married… Continue reading Honey Girl

Historical Fiction · Young Adult

Between Shades of Gray

This is the book we voted on for March in my long-distance book club. Honestly, I have had it on my shelf for years, meaning to read it, so this is awesome. I originally was interested in it because I'd read that it was by an author of Lithuanian descent, writing about the Lithuanian experience under Russian and/or German (depending… Continue reading Between Shades of Gray

Contemporary Literature · Historical Fiction · Magical Realism

The Thirty Names of Night

I read Joukhadar's first novel, The Map of Salt and Stars, a few years ago and LOVED IT. It made my Top Ten Reads of 2019 list, actually. So, I was freaking PSYCHED to see his second novel get published. And, this cover is gorgeous. That's about all I have to say about this "I knew… Continue reading The Thirty Names of Night