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Your twenties were a time when you still felt young, but the groundwork was being laid in a serious way, crisscrossing beneath the surfaces. It was being laid even while you slept. What you did, where you lived, who you loved, all of it was like pieces of track being out down in the middle … Continue reading Book Review: The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
There is nothing wrong with you, I say into the darkness. I slump against the wall and slide to the floor. I say, Meredith, I think—I'm gay. She sides the door back and thrusts her head out from the closet. She has wrapped herself in a blanket and her hair covers her face. She says, … Continue reading Book Review: Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala
"When I dance—when I dance, nothing else matters. Everything else disappears. There is only dancing." That was it. Dancing took her to another world, a world Uncle Miles could not reach. A world where her lost family was a faint shadow, not an omnipresent, weeping wound. When Lily danced, she was not a misfit. She … Continue reading Book Review: All The Beautiful Girls by Elizabeth J. Church
"Maybe he was very sad, and none of us could see it. That can happen, but..." He frowned. "There was always more going on with Isaac that he let on. Don't you agree, Hazel?" The Last Equation of Isaac Severy opens with the title's namesake setting up a breakfast table for two in anticipation of … Continue reading Book Review: The Last Equation of Isaac Severy by Nova Jacobs
Hana, come home. Her sister's voice is loud in her ears, jolting her back to the present, to the room and the solider still asleep on the floor beside her. The ceremony fades into the darkness. Desperate not to let it go, Hana squeezes her eyes shut. She has been held captive for nearly two … Continue reading Book Review: White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht
Our role is to be exactly on the border, to stand in the gray area between fate and free will, and to play Ping-Pong there. We create situations that create situations that create more situations that ultimately can create thoughts and decisions. Our objective is to light a spark on the fate side of the … Continue reading Book Review: The Coincidence Makers by Yoav Blum