Fiction · Magical Realism · Mystery/Thriller · Religious · Suspense

The Mona Lisa Sacrifice: Book One of the Book of Cross by Peter Roman

My Rating: 4/5 stars This book came to me one (VERY) early morning in a podcast, CBC’s The Next Chapter.  It was the weekend, it was 6am, and by some abonimable act of nature, I was wide awake.  Lovely. So what does one do in that situation?  They listen to bookish podcasts of course.  Not only… Continue reading The Mona Lisa Sacrifice: Book One of the Book of Cross by Peter Roman

African American · Family · Fiction · Magical Realism

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jessmyn Ward

    Date Published: September 2017 Publisher: Simon and Schuster My Rating: 5/5 stars * I would like to thank Simon and Schuster via Netgalley for a free digital copy of this book to review. With dazzling, earthy visual imagery and lilting prose, Jessmyn Ward has created a magical, intricate vision of family bonds and buried… Continue reading Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jessmyn Ward

CanLit · Magical Realism · Uncategorized

Review: The Tiny Wife by Andrew Kaufman

* Warning: I have tried not to include spoilers, but can’t guarantee a thing. You know how reality suspends itself in a dream, but no one in the dream (including yourself, the dreamer) seems to notice?  That basically sums up the degree of reality in this book.  Therefore, if you are willing to suspend your… Continue reading Review: The Tiny Wife by Andrew Kaufman