Reader I Married Him edited by Tracy Chevalier – Book Review

Title: Reader I Married Him Editor: Tracy Chevalier Contributing Authors: Joanna Briscoe, Tracy Chevalier, Sarah Hall, Susan Hill, Elizabeth McCracken, Nadifa Mohamed, Audrey Niffenegger, Patricia Park, Francine Prose, Namwali Serpell, Elif Shafak, Lionel Shriver, Salley Vickers, Evie Wyld, Emma Donoghue, Helen Dunmore, Esther Freud, Jane Gardam, Linda Grant, Kirsty Gunn, Tessa Hadley Genre: Short Story … Continue reading Reader I Married Him edited by Tracy Chevalier – Book Review

The Thing Around Your Neck (and other short stories) by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Book Review

In this post I am primarily reviewing renowned author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s short story collection The Thing Around Your Neck. However, at the end of the post I am am also including reviews of other short stories written by her that I have read online from publications such as The New Yorker and Granta. The … Continue reading The Thing Around Your Neck (and other short stories) by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Book Review

Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather by Gao Xingjian – Book Review

Title: Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather Author: Gao Xingjian Translated By: Mabel Lee Genre/Themes: Translated Fiction, Short Stories, Literary Fiction, Nobel Prize for Literature Winner Blurb from Goodreads Written between 1983 and 1990, these translated stories take as their themes the fragility of love and life, and the haunting power of memory. In … Continue reading Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather by Gao Xingjian – Book Review

Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan – Book Review

Title: Tangleweed and Brine Author: Deirdre Sullivan Illustrator: Karen Vaughan Genre/Themes: YA Fairytale Retellings, Short Stories, Fantasy, Darkness, Feminism, Persecution of Women Blurb from Goodreads Tangled tales of earth, salty tales of water Bewitched retellings of thirteen classic fairy-tales with brave and resilient heroines. Tales of blood and intrigue, betrayal and enchantment from a leading … Continue reading Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan – Book Review