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The Book of Two Ways

Jodi Picoult’s The Book of Two Ways drew me in with its premise involving Egyptology, long-lost love and multiple timelines. It’s one of those books that I knew right off the bat that I was a good reader for. In the story, the main character, Dawn, navigates two possible timelines for herself. There’s one where …

The Four Winds

“Kristin Hannah has completed yet another masterpiece. Set during the Great Depression, Elsa, a 25 year old spinster from a city in Texas is shamed and sent away from her family. She finds herself living with an Italian family on a farm before making the great trek to California in search of a better life …

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 …

Anxious People

Anxious People by Frederik Backman came out last week. I’ve been looking forward to it since I heard about it. I read A Man Called Ove, the novel that Backman is most well-known for, a while ago, and I was surprised that I liked it since “feel good” books are typically not my thing. I …

Transcendent Kingdom

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi (pronounced Yah Jessi) is the sophomore novel from the author of Homegoing, her 2016 novel that has been widely lauded all around. Her new novel, Transcendent Kingdom, has been one of my most anticipated books of this year. I admit that part of my curiosity was just to see if …