Book Reviews

Review: Love on Lexington Avenue

One of my biggest pet peeves in the reading community is when people dismiss light and fun books as silly, pointless “fluff.” Like, unless you’re reading dense literary tomes then you’re not to be taken seriously as a reader. There’s a not-so-subtle misogyny in this view, too: men can read their Tom Clancy and Lee… Continue reading Review: Love on Lexington Avenue

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Review: 29 Seconds

Are you ready for the #metoo thriller of the year? Synopsis: “Give me one name. One person. And I will make them disappear.” Sarah is a young professor struggling to prove herself in a workplace controlled by the charming and manipulative Alan Hawthorne. A renowned scholar and television host, Hawthorne rakes in million-dollar grants for… Continue reading Review: 29 Seconds

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Review: The Dearly Beloved

This novel spoke to me in a soul-deep way, exploring questions that have circled in my mind for years. The story follows two young couples (Charles and Lily, James and Nan) who meet when Charles and James accept a joint ministry at a Presbyterian Church in 1960s NYC. Charles is a true believer, who feels… Continue reading Review: The Dearly Beloved