Historical Fiction · Young Adult

Between Shades of Gray

This is the book we voted on for March in my long-distance book club. Honestly, I have had it on my shelf for years, meaning to read it, so this is awesome. I originally was interested in it because I'd read that it was by an author of Lithuanian descent, writing about the Lithuanian experience under Russian and/or German (depending… Continue reading Between Shades of Gray

Contemporary Literature · Mystery/Thriller

Disappearing Earth

This National Book Award Finalist is one that’s been on my TBR since I read the synopsis…and, honestly, since I realized that I was well on my way to reading all the NBA finalists for 2019. That’s not usually a goal that I have, but since I’m close to it, I kind of want to… Continue reading Disappearing Earth

Contemporary Literature · Historical Fiction

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

This is a backlist book that has been on my TBR for years. And every once in awhile I see it pop up on bookstagram as an old/undersold favorite of some of my fellow readers. So, when I made my Beat the Backlist choices for this past year, I figured it was time to get… Continue reading A Constellation of Vital Phenomena