Book Review: Unsettled Ground

Good morning! As I write this intro I am sweating in my living room thanks to a lack of air-conditioning and soaring Bay Area temperatures. Apparently we’re in for a bit of a heat-wave and I am not looking forward to it. On the bright side, it means I have an excuse to be extremelyContinue reading “Book Review: Unsettled Ground”

Book Review: How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House | Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist

Hello bibliophiles! Today I am back with a weeks-old review on a book that sent me into a very sad spiral for a while. I drafted this review way back then but held off on posting because I wanted to ruminate over it a little longer. It’s now time, so let’s get into the second-lastContinue reading “Book Review: How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House | Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist”

Book Review: The Mothers

Overall rating: 5/5Pages: 288Genre: Bildungsroman, literary fictionPace: SlowRead if you loved: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett, Conjure Women by Afia Atakora, Homegoing by Yaa GyasiContent warnings: Abortion, infertility, domestic abuse, r*pe (brief), suicide (brief), islamophobia (brief) 17-year old Nadia Turner is reeling from the unexpected loss of her mother. Eager to dim the pain,Continue reading “Book Review: The Mothers”

Book Review: Klara and the Sun

Overall Rating: 3.5/5Genre: Science-fiction, literary fiction, dystopianPace: SlowRead if you loved: Westworld (I haven’t read anything similar yet!)Content warnings: None Ahhh I was so excited for this book but sadly, I think I’ve got an unpopular opinion here. Klara is an Artificial Friend whose only wish is to be taken home by a loving family.Continue reading “Book Review: Klara and the Sun”