What I Read – March 2017

I've fallen behind in reviewing books but am working to catch up and get some reviews posted next week. In the meantime, here's what I read this month: Eileen - Ottessa Moshfegh (Penguin Press, 2015) The Dark and Other Love Stories - Deborah Willis (Hamish Hamilton, 2017) She was glad that was done. What a… Continue reading What I Read – March 2017

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Book Review – To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris

A couple of chapters in and To Rise Again at a Decent Hour (Little, Brown & Co, 2014) began to make me feel like I need to book a dentist appointment. Though probably not with Paul O'Rourke, the main character, narrator, and dentist of the novel. Paul is outwardly successful - he owns his dental… Continue reading Book Review – To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris

Book Review – Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

Where'd You Go, Bernadette (Little Brown & Co, 2012) is a fun book. But don't let that fool you. There's a lot to this novel. Maria Semple, who has been a writer for some TV shows that you've probably heard of *cough Arrested Development cough*, proves that she can delve into deep topics. Family, infidelity,… Continue reading Book Review – Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

Book Review – Reality Boy by A.S. King

Reality Boy is not a book I would have read if I hadn't been given a copy. This is a young adult novel about a teenage boy. I'm not exactly the target audience. However, I thought the premise of Reality Boy was fascinating. Gerald is almost 17. When he was five, his family was featured… Continue reading Book Review – Reality Boy by A.S. King