Genre: Literary

Book Review:The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

Posted February 3, 2018 by Hillary in Book Reviews / 1 Comment
Book Review:The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

ISBN: 9781400078431 The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion Published by Vintage International on 2007 Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Literary Pages: 227 Format: hardcover Source: library Buy on Amazon Goodreads Didion’s journalistic skills are displayed as never before in this story of a year in her life that began with her daughter in a […]

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Book Review: Impossible Views of the World by Lucy Ives

Posted September 7, 2017 by Hillary in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Book Review: Impossible Views of the World by Lucy Ives

I got this book for free using publisher but I promise all opinions are my very own!ISBN: 9780735221536 Impossible Views of the World by Lucy Ives Published by Penguin on 2017 Genres: Fiction, Literary, Contemporary Women Pages: 304 Format: eARC Source: publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads A witty, urbane, and sometimes shocking debut novel, set […]

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Book Review: Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison

Posted May 26, 2015 by Hillary in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Book Review: Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison

The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison Published by Graywolf Press on April 1st 2014 Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Essays, Literary, Literary Collections Pages: 256 Format: ebook Source: library Goodreads From personal loss to phantom diseases, The Empathy Exams is a bold and brilliant collection, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction PrizeA Publishers Weekly Top Ten […]

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Book Review: Prayers For The Stolen by Jennifer Clement

Posted March 15, 2015 by Hillary in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Book Review: Prayers For The Stolen by Jennifer Clement

I got this book for free using publisher but I promise all opinions are my very own!ISBN: 9780804138789 Prayers for the Stolen by Jennifer Clement Published by Crown Publishing Group on February 11th 2014 Genres: Coming of Age, Fiction, Hispanic & Latino, Literary Pages: 240 Format: ARC Source: publisher Goodreads A haunting story of love […]

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Book Review: Sweetness #9 by Stephan Eirik Clark

Posted February 10, 2015 by Hillary in Book Reviews / 1 Comment
Book Review: Sweetness #9 by Stephan Eirik Clark

I got this book for free using netgalley but I promise all opinions are my very own!ISBN: 9780316278751 Sweetness #9 by Stephan Eirik Clark Published by Little, Brown on August 19th 2014 Genres: Dystopian, Family Life, Fiction, Humorous, Literary, Satire Pages: 352 Source: netgalley Goodreads Fast Food Nation meets The Corrections in the brilliant literary […]

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Book Review:Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott

Posted February 9, 2015 by Hillary in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Book Review:Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott

ISBN: 9780385496094 Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott Published by Anchor Books on February 1st 2000 Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Literary, Religious, Women Pages: 275 Format: hardcover Source: own Goodreads From the bestselling author of Operating Instructions and Bird by Birdcomes a chronicle of faith and spirituality that is at once tough, personal, affectionate, wise and […]

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Book Review: Revival

Posted December 18, 2014 by Hillary in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Book Review: Revival

Revival by Stephen King Published by Hodder General Publishing Division on November 11th 2014 Genres: Fiction, Ghost, Horror, Literary, Suspense, Thrillers Pages: 384 Source: purchased Goodreads A spectacularly dark and electrifying novel about addiction, religion, music and what might exist on the other side of life.In a small New England town, in the early 60s, […]

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Taste Of Salt

Posted June 8, 2012 by Hillary in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Taste Of Salt

From Goodreads:Josie Henderson loves the water and is fulfilled by her position as the only senior-level black scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. In building this impressive life for herself, she has tried to shed the one thing she cannot: her family back in landlocked Cleveland. Her adored brother, Tick, was her childhood ally […]

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Freedom

Posted April 5, 2012 by Hillary in Book Reviews, literary fiction / 0 Comments
Freedom

I get that this book is supposed to be about freedom and the consequences thereof, but seriously it just felt sloooooow and nothing happens for pages and pages. This is like the epitome of character driven novels. Frazen goes into detail about each character and why they do the things that they do. I understand […]

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