Historical Fiction · Romance

The Forty Rules of Love

I have been meaning to read something, anything, by Shafak for years. She's a prolific author, and everything she writes seems to have really solid reviews. Plus, I follow her on social media and her advocacy and activism for feminism is really inspiring. I know this isn't one of her most well-known books, but I… Continue reading The Forty Rules of Love

ALC · Magical Realism

The Last Tale of the Flower Bride

An adult fiction fairy tale from a beloved YA author, described as "a sumptuous, gothic-infused story about a marriage that is unraveled by dark secrets, a friendship cursed to end in tragedy, and the danger of believing in fairy tales." Yes, please. And bonus, I had access to the audiobook thanks to Libro.fm, which had a full… Continue reading The Last Tale of the Flower Bride

SciFi · Speculative

How High We Go in the Dark

Look at this cover...gorgeous. Also, this was billed as being for fans of Station Eleven (which I loved) and Cloud Atlas (which I read a long time ago, way before I began reviewing/blogging, but do remember really enjoying). So onto my "to be read" list it went. How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu “Death had… Continue reading How High We Go in the Dark