Daisy Jones and the Six ~ Taylor Jenkins Reid

Rating: 4/5 This reads like journalism about a band that never existed. Except it's really hard to tell that it never existed, because Reid does an excellent job of weaving the typical band drama into her characters' lives, and they really seem like people who have their own lives and own dramas. I listened to … Continue reading Daisy Jones and the Six ~ Taylor Jenkins Reid

Miss Iceland ~ Audur Ava Olafsdottir

Happy Book Birthday! Rating: 3/5 Written in a very different style than most books, this was a refreshing novel. I was not overly thrilled with any of the characters. I almost felt as though we were intentionally kept distant from the characters' emotions. Like the cool teenagers smoking cigarettes vibe, where they won't let you … Continue reading Miss Iceland ~ Audur Ava Olafsdottir

Sharks in the Time of Saviors ~ Kawai Strong Washburn

Rating: 4/5 Sharks in the Time of Saviors is an emotional voyage. Sharks is a story of Hawaii, and the feeling of Hawaii under the skin for native islanders. Alternating perspective but beginning with their mother Malia and ending with their father, this book was an emotional gut punch that I"m still recovering from. Dean … Continue reading Sharks in the Time of Saviors ~ Kawai Strong Washburn

Three Apples Fell from the Sky ~ Narine Abgaryan

Rating:3/5 Three Apples Fell from the Sky follows an Armenian woman named Anatolia through various parts of her life, and the life of the town. You may be thinking to yourself, towns don't live lives. This one seems to. This is magical realism on par with the writing style of One Hundred Years of Solitude, … Continue reading Three Apples Fell from the Sky ~ Narine Abgaryan