Feminist · Speculative

The Water Cure

When it was published last year, I saw a lot of mixed reviews on this novel. Which does sort of makes sense, since it was long listed for the Man Booker Prize, and many prize winners do tend to be polarizing (in style and/or message). I am always interested in seeing what these mixed review… Continue reading The Water Cure

Contemporary Literature · Speculative

Red Clocks

This one has been on my TBR since it was published. And even after it was starting to get mixed reviews, I still wanted to read it. Feminist dystopia is one of my favorite sub-genres. And I loved (in a literary-interest way, not in an actual real-life way because OMG NO) that the premise of… Continue reading Red Clocks

Contemporary Literature · Speculative

Future Home of the Living God

I’ve only ever read one other book by Louise Erdrich, The Round House and was thoroughly impressed and emotionally drained by the book. It was a beautiful telling of a terrible story and tackles some serious issues around inequality and disparity faced by Native American peoples in the US. In any case, knowing what she was… Continue reading Future Home of the Living God