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The Nickel Boys

By Colson Whitehead, A descent into the horrors of a reform school in Jim Crow-era America

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead (to be released July 16, 2019) has been one of my most anticipated books of this year. With its lean profile running just over 200 pages and bold red cover, it tells a harrowing story about two boys in a reform school in Jim Crow-era America. Plot Summary For …

                    

Into The Water

By Paula Hawkins, A convoluted and problematic mystery

So, I have lots of thoughts about Into the Water by Paula Hawkins. There’s spoilers ahead (at the end), but I’ll warn you before they start. Plot Summary (No Spoilers) For the Detailed Plot Summary, click here or scroll all the way down. The town of Beckford is known as a suicide spot. Its Drowning …

                    

Nine Perfect Strangers

By Liane Moriarty, Nine people at a very odd getaway

A friend of mine wanted to read Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty, so I offered to read it with her. I read The Husband’s Secret by the same author a long time ago, but I hadn’t been particularly enthusiastic about it, so hadn’t been planning on revisiting Moriarty’s writing. But Big Little Lies has …

                          

The Girl in the Tower

By Katherine Arden, An impressive second installment in Arden's Winternight trilogy

I’ve been meaning to read the second book in Katherine Arden’s delightful Winternight Trilogy pretty much ever since I read the first book. Well, actually the plan was to read the second book before the third one came out (which was released earlier this year in January), but obviously that did not happen. Anyway, I …