What I Read – March 2020

Read: No More Nice Girls - Lauren McKeon (Anansi, 2020) The Regrets - Amy Bonnaffons (Little, Brown and Company, 2020) Ducks, Newburyport - Lucy Ellmann (Biblioasis, 2019) Apeirogon - Colum McCann (Harper Collins, 2020) If I Had Your Face - Frances Cha (Ballantine Books, 2020) We Two Alone - Jack Wang (Astoria, 2020) Currently Reading:… Continue reading What I Read – March 2020

Book Review: If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha

If I Had Your Face - Frances Cha (Ballantine Books, 2020) This was an easy-to-read and compelling, if somewhat flawed novel. Following five women who live in an apartment building in Seoul, Korea, it shines a light on the lives of young people, the disparity between the rich and the poor, and the Korean beauty… Continue reading Book Review: If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha

Life: The New Normal

Painted rock at the beach - "Remember to Breathe 2020" "The new normal" is a phrase I keep hearing. I'm not entirely sure what it means and I'm not quite sure any of us really know what our new normal is. It's strange how quickly our minds adapt and yet how slow. How quickly it… Continue reading Life: The New Normal

Book Review: Apeirogon by Colum McCann

Apeirogon - Colum McCann (Harper Collins, 2020) Apeirogon: a shape with a countably infinite number of sides.Colum McCann, Apeirogon I've never read a novel quite like this. A blend of fact and fiction. A combination of history and present day. A tapestry of facts and story, divided into 1001 sections, varying in size, dipping in… Continue reading Book Review: Apeirogon by Colum McCann

Book Review: Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann

When I first saw Ducks, Newburyport on the shelf at the bookstore and when I first read about it, I thought, "Well, there's a book I'll never read." The story clocks in at 988 pages. It's a stream-of-consciousness novel, told mostly in one rambling sentence. The parts that aren't this stream-of-conscious are told from the… Continue reading Book Review: Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann

Book Review: No More Nice Girls by Lauren McKeon

No More Nice Girls - Lauren McKeon (Anansi, 2020) I received an Uncorrected Proof of this book. All opinions are my own. We tell girls that they can be anything they want to be. But is this really true? Are they truly going through life with the same opportunities as their male peers or is… Continue reading Book Review: No More Nice Girls by Lauren McKeon