Category Archives: literary fiction

Audiobook Review: We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas

Title: We Are Not Ourselves Author: Matthew Thomas Genre: Literary fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher Audiobook reader: Mare Winningham Audiobook length: 20 hours 51 minutes First line: Instead … Continue reading

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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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