ARC · Contemporary Literature · Short Stories

How to Love a Jamaican

I received this book as an ARC from NetGalley back in April, and am a little ashamed to say that it took me this long to get to it. Honestly, I was completely drawn to the collection when I originally requested it, and was psyched when I was approved to receive it. And then, for… Continue reading How to Love a Jamaican

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ARC · Historical Fiction

Confessions of the Fox

The first time I saw this available on NetGalley, I clicked right past it. The blurb sounded intriguing (I do love stories about the “underbelly” of society) but I try to only request from NetGalley when something truly strikes me, so that my TBR there doesn’t get too backed up. However, right after that, I… Continue reading Confessions of the Fox

ARC · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Tomorrow Will Be Different

I’ve never been particularly into politics – it just does not interest me. I mean don’t get me wrong, I have my opinions and morals and I vote according to them (and to that point – I vote consistently and informedly), but I have never been overly into the processes of bills becoming laws, campaigning,… Continue reading Tomorrow Will Be Different

ARC · Contemporary Literature

Everything Here is Beautiful

I generally dislike the idea of “women’s fiction” as a literary genre. I do not understand why literature written by or about “everyday men” is fiction, but anything by or about “everyday women” needs to be sub-categorized. But really, this, like any other story about men or women, is a story about life. And like… Continue reading Everything Here is Beautiful