Book review: The Water Dancer

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates From Goodreads Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her — but was gifted with a mysterious power. Years later, when Hiram almost drowns in a river, that same power saves his life. This brush with … Continue reading Book review: The Water Dancer

Three reviews of three star books

Happy Friday, pals! Today, I'm reviewing three books I rated three stars! Usually, three-star reviews are fairly long, because I have a lot to say about the books to justify the three stars. But for these books, I honestly don't have that much to say. My rating for each of these can really be summed … Continue reading Three reviews of three star books

Book review: This is How You Lose the Time War

This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone From Goodreads Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. . Thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. … Continue reading Book review: This is How You Lose the Time War

Book review: Night Film

Night Film by Marisha Pessl On a damp October night, 24-year-old Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Though her death is ruled a suicide, veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding Ashley's life and death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of … Continue reading Book review: Night Film