Historical Fiction · Magical Realism · Translations

The House of the Spirits

I have read a number of things by Isabel Allende over the years, starting with Zorro, when I was really probably to young to appreciate Allende’s prose, because my brothers and I were obsessed with the movie The Mask of Zorro, starring Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. I cannot tell you how many… Continue reading The House of the Spirits

Contemporary Literature · Retellings · Romance · Young Adult

Anna K

This new release was one of the books I managed to grab on my last giant library haul trip before they shut down to the public (so like, two weeks ago or so?). I, like many other readers, thought this (the shelter in place/coronavirus distancing situation) was going to be a great time to read… Continue reading Anna K