Contemporary Literature

Mostly Dead Things

The cover of this book is so eye-catching! I’ve had it on my list for a while because of that, in a sort of backburner capacity, but I have to be honest and say I didn’t really know what it was about. Quite recently, Arnett published a second novel, With Teeth, that has been getting a… Continue reading Mostly Dead Things


The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

My bank account and library waitlists being what they are, it took me much longer than I had hoped to read this novel. I have loved everything I’ve ever read by Schwab, from Vicious/Vengeful to the Shades of Magic series (which I read even before starting this blog, so I can’t even link to reviews)… Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

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