Book Review: What Should Be Wild by Julia Fine

In the wood, the years pass like hours, the hours like centuries. Rabbit kits born at the start of long-lost springs maintain their downy ears, pinched noses. Young deer wobble for decades on matchstick legs, baby hedgehogs who have shed first sets of quill do not, for all their effort, grow into the next set. … Continue reading Book Review: What Should Be Wild by Julia Fine

Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Later, years later, I would hear a song made of our meeting. The boy who sang it was unskilled, missing notes more often than he hit, yet the sweet music of verses shone through his mangling. I was not surprised by the portrait of myself: the proud witch undone before the hero's sword, kneeling and … Continue reading Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Book Review: You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

Like peering through your neighbor's curtain, Curtis Sittenfeld provides a glimpse into the lives of a variety of people and the situations that test their character in her newest work, You Think It, I'll Say It. The focus is majorly female which stories examining one-night-stands, early motherhood, the fraught nature of adolescent female interactions and … Continue reading Book Review: You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

Book Review: Paris By The Book by Liam Callanan

In America, you say, I lost my husband, and everyone thinks they know what you mean. In France, they know better. When I say I lost him, they don't say, I'm so sorry. They say, where did he go? And so when I answered the man I'd been chasing, I spoke quietly and clearly, ad … Continue reading Book Review: Paris By The Book by Liam Callanan

Book Review: Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss and The Fight for Trans Equality by Sarah McBride

When I came out, I never anticipated just how far the LGBTQ community and movement would come in so short a time. Inheriting a legacy of advocates, activists, and everyday people who, through the flames of violence and the ashes of hatred, toiled and fought for a different world, we've grown into one of the … Continue reading Book Review: Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss and The Fight for Trans Equality by Sarah McBride

Book Review: School For Psychics by K.C. Archer

Orphaned at a young age, Teddy was fortunate enough to be adopted by two loving parents, but that fact alone didn't discourage the confusion at her unknown childhood manifesting itself in strange ways. With an uncanny ability to read people—which often presented as overwhelming anxiety and the resultant epileptic fits—Teddy struggles to balance her emotions … Continue reading Book Review: School For Psychics by K.C. Archer

Subscription Box Review: Apostrophe Book Box

I had the privilege of receiving the March shipment of the Apostrophe Book Box which has proved to be a wonderful addition to the world of bookish subscription boxes. Staying true to the roots of book subscription boxes, Apostrophe Box includes a few extra goodies in addition to a hard cover book. What makes them … Continue reading Subscription Box Review: Apostrophe Book Box