Review: Inda

I enjoyed every moment of this subtle and precise military fantasy, particularly because of its intelligent and complex characters.

Review: Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach is dense with research and carefully placed cultural references of the time, and the result is something that’s passable as historical fiction but shallow and disappointing as a Jennifer Egan novel.

Review: The Bell Jar

"If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days." - Sylvia Plath

The God of Small Things

If Roy had set her characters into motion and given them drive, they may have given this book movement, energy, and excitement. Instead, it was like reading about an intricate painting that becomes more and more detailed every moment but is still static by the end.

Stitches

I read Stitches in under an hour, and though the story of David’s life and his family is filled with a sadness that I felt as I read, the feeling didn’t linger.

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