Category Archives: literary fiction

The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book” Challenge: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Title: The Poisonwood Bible Author: Barbara Kingsolver Genre: Literary fiction, historical fiction Publisher: Harper Flamingo Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 543 First line: Imagine a ruin so strange it … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: No Book but the World by Leah Hager Cohen; We Were Liars by E. Lockhart; and The Rise & Fall of Great Powers by Tom Rachman

Title: No Book but the World Author: Leah Hager Cohen Genre: Contemporary fiction Publisher: Riverhead Books Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from Library Thing Number of pages: 320 First line: I have been too fond of stories … Continue reading

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Book Review: Evergreen by Rebecca Rasmussen

Title: Evergreen Author: Rebecca Rasmussen Genre: Historical fiction, literary fiction Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher Number of pages: 334 First line: Eveline LeMay came after the water. Goodreads blurb: … Continue reading

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