Tag: magical realism

All’s Well

All’s Well Author: Mona Awad Genre: Literary Fiction Publication Date: August 3, 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: chronic pain, drug abuse, alcoholism, medical trauma, blood From […]

The Sisters Of The Winter Wood

The Sisters of the Winter Wood Author: Rena Rossner Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 25, 2018 Publisher: Hachette Audio CONTENT WARNING: infidelity, violence, death, antisemitism, mention of rape Raised in a small village surrounded by vast forests, Liba and Laya have lived a peaceful sheltered life – […]

That Thing About Bollywood

That Thing About Bollywood Author: Supriya Kelkar Genre: MG Magical Realism/Contemporary Publication Date: May 18, 2021 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book. I am giving my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: mention of […]

The Removed

The Removed Author: Brandon Hobson Genre: Contemporary Publication Date: February 2, 2021 Publisher: Ecco Thank you to NetGalley for giving me an ARC of this book. I am providing my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: death of a child, police shooting, dementia, grief, addiction, harm to animals, suicide, […]

Fae Friday – Healing Abilities

Here’s the rules: Today’s topic is healing. Faeries are known for their healing abilities. It doesn’t matter if it’s a dying plant or a broken heart. The fair folk can help mend what is broken. This week’s prompt is: What book helped you through a difficult time? For […]

Romanov

I’ve heard some great things about Romanov by Nadine Brandes, and as a lover of stories about Russia, I knew I had to get my mitts on a copy. So I requested it from my library, and rushed off to get it the day it arrived. Along with […]

Remembrance

I received an Advanced Reader Copy of this book through Bookish First. I am providing this review voluntarily. Remembrance by Rita Woods was an intriguing and moving debut novel that was a breathtaking mix of historical fiction and magic. The characters and the story stuck with me after […]