Carry the One Book Review

I understand that there are some books that are intended to be character studies. The emphasis is on the character and how they deal with things, and the plot is put on the back burner. If done right, they can be pretty engaging with characters so fascinating that readers will look past the thin plot.Continue reading “Carry the One Book Review”

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry Book Review

A long time ago, I read a little book called A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. It was a wonderful novel that has influenced a subsection of the lit subgenre that I’d like to call “curmudgeon novels.” Since it was his debut novel, Backman had to follow up with something that was just asContinue reading “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry Book Review”

Then She Was Gone Book Review

For a while on this website, I’ve been reviewing suspense books, specifically ones with the “missing person” trope. Even though those novels were good, I’m kind of getting bored, especially if I know what the outcome is going to be a third of the way in. However, I recently read Then She Was Gone byContinue reading “Then She Was Gone Book Review”

Clock Dance Book Review

Lately, I’ve been thinking about how books don’t always have to have bells and whistles to keep readers interested. I mean, if people enjoy reading action-packed novels, good for them! All I am saying is that every now and then, it’s good to sit down and read something that doesn’t rely on distractions to holdContinue reading “Clock Dance Book Review”