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The Wonder

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue was published quite a while ago, and it’s a book I’d been meaning to read at the time. With the adaptation of The Wonder coming out soon (starring Florence Pugh!), I felt it was now-or-never since I tend not to go back and read books after I’ve seen the movie …

Cloud Cuckoo Land

Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr is a book for people who love books and storytelling. It jumps back and forth chronologically, following a few sets of characters in different time periods to tell a cohesive story that links all of them together. Anna is an orphan living in Constantinople in the 1400’s. Omeir is …

The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles is a book I’ve really been looking forward to ever since it was announced. Like many people, I really enjoyed his previous novel A Gentleman in Moscow, and I’ve been eager to revisit his writing. The Lincoln Highway is an adventure story through and through. It tells the story …

Bewilderment

Bewilderment by Richard Powers was recently released two weeks ago. With Powers’s last novel winning the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, it was sure to be big release. Sure enough, Bewilderment was selected for Oprah’s Book Club and has been shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize already. The story in Bewilderment deals with a father, …

25 Beautiful Literary Maps for Book Lovers

Literary maps hold a special place in my heart, letting us visualize fictional lands and imaginary places. This is a list of literary maps, in their delightful and beautiful cartographic splendor, from a variety of genres and books. Most of these are fictional maps showing fantastical places, but a few of them are literary versions …