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The Good Sister

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth is a family drama slash mystery novel that’s narrated from the point of view of two twin sisters, Rose and Fern Castle, who were raised by an unstable mother. When the book opens, they are both adults in their late twenties, and Rose is having difficulty conceiving a child. …

A Spark of Light

I was originally started reading A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult when it first came out, but then I got distracted by other books. However, after reading A Book of Two Ways, I’ve been wanting to revisit Picoult’s works. Even though I had mixed feelings about Two Ways, the writing was solid enough that …

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 …

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 …

Pachinko

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee has been on my reading list and sitting on my bookself, looking lovely and forlorn, for some time. With the wildfires, lightning storms and heat wave in Northern California, I decided to head to the coast for a spell and found some time to read it while chilling out in …