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Quick Lit #6

Dear Readers, I’m still getting back in the groove of things after my trip to Maine. I was able to get a few books read since then and now I’m ready to discuss! Quick Lit is a monthly feature hosted by Modern Mrs. Darcy.   Little & Lion – Brandy Colbert After a year in… Continue reading Quick Lit #6

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ARC Review: Stay With Me – Ayobami Adebayo

In 1980s Nigeria, a young married couple, Akin and Yejide, are faced with some difficult choices after being unable to become pregnant after four years. Yejide was clear from the beginning of the marriage that she doesn’t want to practice polygamy, a traditional custom in their homeland. Sadly, Akin is unable to pacify his family… Continue reading ARC Review: Stay With Me – Ayobami Adebayo

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Sour Heart – Jenny Zhang

“A debut story collection that plunges readers into the hearts of adolescent girls growing up in New York City, from poet and National Magazine Award nominee Jenny Zhang. Centered on a community of immigrants who have traded their endangered lives as artists in China and Taiwan for the constant struggle of life at the poverty… Continue reading Sour Heart – Jenny Zhang

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See What I Have Done – Sarah Schmidt

“Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one.” I don’t know if this is just an American obsession, but we like highly odd and unique unsolved mysteries. I remember I was a child when I first heard about Elizabeth Borden… Continue reading See What I Have Done – Sarah Schmidt

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Ghostly Tales: Spine-Chilling Stories of the Victorian Age

It’s no secret that I enjoy reading 19th century English lit, and within this broad category I love a good Gothic tale. Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, and The Turn of the Screw are all favorites of mine, and I’m searching for more. So you can imagine my excitement when I stumbled upon the Ghostly Tales collection… Continue reading Ghostly Tales: Spine-Chilling Stories of the Victorian Age

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ARC Review: Final Girls – Riley Sager

After ten years, Quincy Carpenter is just trying to escape the title of Final Girl and what happened at Pine Cottage. The lone survivor of a massacre that took the lives of her five friends and killer, she is one of three girls known to the world as the Final Girls. When Lisa Milner, a… Continue reading ARC Review: Final Girls – Riley Sager

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo – Taylor Jenkins Reid

Everybody loves some good gossip. Judge me all you like, but awhile ago I loved knowing the juicy news about the hottest stars. As I got older, I started realizing that my idol worship was silly, as there was a living human beings attached to the gossip I would pour over. The more you see… Continue reading The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo – Taylor Jenkins Reid