Book Review: The Rending and The Nest by Kaethe Schwehn

It wasn't fire or ice. Wasn't a virus or global warming or a meteor. Wasn't an atomic bomb or a tsunami or a sulfurous-smelling ape. It was a Rending, a split. Ninety-five percent of the earth's population and the vast majority of the animals, food and goods—gone. We were left with each other and the … Continue reading Book Review: The Rending and The Nest by Kaethe Schwehn

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Novella Review: The End We Start From by Megan Hunter and Heather, The Totality by Matthew Weiner

I decided to try something new with my review scheme for these two novellas I read recently. Being shorter in length, as novellas are expected to be, I wasn't sure I would be pleased with the result of two independent reviews. That being said, these books are so very different! Read on for a brief … Continue reading Novella Review: The End We Start From by Megan Hunter and Heather, The Totality by Matthew Weiner

Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

Her profile swam toward me out of the darkness. I took in her eyes, bright but not feverish, as her lips slowly parted. "I had a dream." Desperate to keep the vicious nightmares at bay, Yeong-hye renounces the consumption of meat. To her, eating meat represents the violence that plagues the world and she is … Continue reading Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang