How much has changed on the romantic front since Jane Austen first published Pride and Prejudice? Curtis Sittenfeld attemps to show us in her modern retelling Eligible. We meet the Bennett family at their dilapidated estate in Cincinnati, Ohio where three of the five unmarried Bennet sisters still reside. Kitty and Lydia are young, carefree … Continue reading Book Review: Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
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"Arthur explained about the bracelet and how he was tracing the story behind the charms, so he could learn more about Miriam before they met. "I am learning more about myself, too," he admitted. "With each person I encounter, with each story I hear, I feel as if I am changing and growing. And maybe … Continue reading Book Review: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
"No one's capacity was infinite." Imagine Me Gone follows a family through the trenchs of mental illness. "Against the monster, I've always wanted meaning. Not for its own sake, because in the usual course of things, who needs the self-consciousness of it? Let meaning be immanent, noted in passing, if at all. But that won't … Continue reading Book Review: Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett
"Do we see ourselves living outside time, outside history?" Cerebral, pensive and deeply philosophical Zero K examines our struggle with time and mortality. We meet three characters- Ross, the father, Artis the second wife and Jeffery, the son. Ross and Artis have joined the Convergence- a group of people attempted to break the chains of … Continue reading Book Review: Zero K by Don DeLillo
"Desire and lack, I told myself, and the space between them, was what I had to negotiate. I sometimes saw my life as a web of tightropes to be walked, stretched between what I could give, or make believe I gave, and what I would possess." Maestra follows Judith Rashleigh as she grows from an … Continue reading Book Review: Maestra by L.S. Hilton