Death and Other Holidays ~ Marci Vogel

Happy Book Birthday to Death and Other Holidays! Rating: 4/5 Vogel's debut work of fiction is the story of a young woman coping with the death of her stepfather and going about her life for a year after his death. I didn't catch the main character's name, but it really felt as if I was … Continue reading Death and Other Holidays ~ Marci Vogel

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Lincoln in the Bardo ~ George Saunders

Rating: 2/5 I listened to this book on audio, and I have to say, it was weird. I felt like I had no idea what was going on the entire time despite reading the synopsis and hearing someone describe it. That being said, the premise was definitely intriguing. February 1862, and President Lincoln's son Willie … Continue reading Lincoln in the Bardo ~ George Saunders

An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good ~ Helene Tursten

  Rating: 3/5 This noir short story collection follows an elderly woman named Maud. She has lived in her building for 88 years of her life with her mother and sisters before they died. When the apartment building was bought by her landlord, she received a contract to live there rent-free for the remainder of … Continue reading An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good ~ Helene Tursten