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News of the World

News of the World by Paulette Jiles was published back in 2017, but it’s a book I’ve been wanting to read for a while. It’s an uncomplicated and enjoyable read that transports you Reconstruction-era Texas with an easy swagger and charming drawl. For historical fiction fans, it works in a lot of detail about the …

Children of Blood and Bone

So, I’m finally crossing Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi off my to-read list! I’ve been meaning to get to this title ever since it came out since it seemed like it was the type of book I’d enjoy, but it kept getting preempted by other new releases. I finally found some time …

The Huntress

In The Huntress, Kate Quinn once again has penned a thrilling and captivating piece of historical fiction. This time around, it’s about tracking down a Nazi war criminal. Quinn’s previous book, The Alice Network, was about a female spy who is recruited during WWI and was very well received. The Huntress came out earlier this …

The Prisoner of Heaven

I thought I’d take a dive into my ever-expanding TBR backlog since I haven’t been particularly enthused by any new releases lately. The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zaf√≥n has been high on my list for a while, given that The Shadow of the Wind has been one of my favorites for years. My …

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

– It really is you…Yury finally managed to exclaim. But…You speak Russian? – Yes, I went on a five-year course in your country’s language shortly after we last met, said Allan. The school was called Gulag. What about that vodka? The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonassen is kind …