Monthly Archives: February 2018

Like my marrow could carry a bruise. “Sing, Unburied, Sing” by Jesmyn Ward (CBR#10, 14)

I couldn’t decide if this was a book that I needed to digest a little before I tried to review it. Ultimately, I decided to write about it immediately after finishing it, while it still clung to me. This is … Continue reading

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…so much more than that. “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas (CBR#10, 13)

There were 13 reviews posted of this book in CBR9. There isn’t much more I can say about this book that hasn’t already been said by all of those wonderful reviewers here. While my life experience could not be farther from … Continue reading

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The rough poetry of life “The Summer Guest” by Alison Anderson (CBR#10, 12)

As much as I wish I could enjoy Russian classics, I tend to get bogged down in the political and philosophical discussions that go on and on and on and on. Most of the characters come across as self-important and obstinate … Continue reading

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Put down the random similie generator and no one will get hurt. “Infinite Home” by Kathleen Alcott (CBR#10, 11)

I now know that it is possible to  love a book and be completely irritated by it in equal measure. This will most likely be the most negative review of a book that I am giving 5 stars. Infinite Home is … Continue reading

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Can you hear me now? “Crosstalk” by Connie Willis (CBR#10, 10)

I like my alone time. I need my alone time. Accept for rare cases when I am totally immersed in a particular book, I can’t read when there is too much background noise: TV, music, conversations. I prefer silence so … Continue reading

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