Where the Line Bleeds ~ Jesmyn Ward

Rating: 5/5 Jesmyn Ward's writing is poetic and incredible. In Where the Line Bleeds, Ward uses a narrative style that struck me with how incredibly it fit into the story. It's almost a journalistic tone, as though she were recording factual evidence from a story that had already occurred. Her descriptions took me back into … Continue reading Where the Line Bleeds ~ Jesmyn Ward

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The Raven Boys ~ Maggie Steifvater

Rating: 5/5 While the language Stiefvater uses is not my favorite, by about halfway through this book I found myself jazzed up to see the ending through. Blue Sargent is the daughter of a psychic, and she's grown up in a house full of psychics, offering her energy as a conduit for psychic information. She … Continue reading The Raven Boys ~ Maggie Steifvater

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows ~ Balli Kaur Jaswall

Rating: 4/5 Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows had a surprising number of elements running through the plot considering what a short novel it was. Nikki, our protagonist, lives in West London, where she works at a pub and wants to explore a career in writing. She has intentionally put distance between herself and her rather … Continue reading Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows ~ Balli Kaur Jaswall