ALC · Fantasy · Mystery/Thriller

The Only Good Indians

A few months ago, this novel blew up bookstagram - everyone was reading and reviewing it and, almost universally, seemed to be loving it. I am not really a horror person. In fact, I am the opposite of that. I'm a giant scaredy-cat and had trouble sleeping for weeks after watching The Ring in high school (and,… Continue reading The Only Good Indians

Poetry

The Tradition

I don’t read a lot of poetry. I never really have. And though I’ve picked up and loved a few collections over my years on this blog (notably: If They Come for Us and Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings), I haven’t really been what I would consider “converted” to the art form. However, as is… Continue reading The Tradition

Contemporary Literature

Fruit of the Drunken Tree

This was the inaugural book for #readacrossinstagram, co-sponsored by @saltwaterreads, @litonhst, and @words.between.worlds. So essentially everyone who participates in any or all of those three bookstagram-based book clubs would be reading the same book, altogether, this month. First, what a heartwarming use of technology and digital (book-related) community! And second, what an amazing book choice… Continue reading Fruit of the Drunken Tree