Historical Fiction

The Air You Breathe

Confession: I received a copy of this book back in July 2018, before it was even published (through First to Read), and JUST NOW read it. Embarrassing. I mean, I realize you can’t always keep up with what you plan. But I really have no excuse for it other than just not picking it up… Continue reading The Air You Breathe

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Magical Realism · Young Adult

The Astonishing Color of After

I don’t usually get to books this soon after publication (my TBR backlog is ridiculous), but based on the description (and that title!) this is one that I actually almost pre-ordered. I decided at the last minute not to, but still wanted to get to it as soon as possible. And I have to say,… Continue reading The Astonishing Color of After

Contemporary Literature

A Visit From the Goon Squad

This is the very first book that I am crossing off my Beat the Backlist 2018 Reading Challenge List! Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, this is definitely a pre-2018 publication. And one that has been on my list for quite some time. It has such an attention-grabbing title, for starters, and flipping through it,… Continue reading A Visit From the Goon Squad