City of Saints & Thieves – Book Review

**Trigger warning: rape and descriptions of warfare  “Rule 17: Let them fall on their spears.  You have to know your enemies’ weaknesses, Bug Eye says. That much is obvious. What he also taught me, though, and…

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The Shadow of the Wind – Book Review

“Julián spoke about all that as if it didn’t matter to him, as if it were part of a past he had left behind, but these things are never forgotten. The words with which a…

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The Fishermen – Book Review

“Obembe was a search dog: The one who first discovered things, who knew things and who, after  discovering them, examined them. He was perpetually pregnant with ideas, and in the fullness of time, delivered them…

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Celine by Peter Heller – Book Review

“The words hit the assembled watchers like a gust. It was the Samurai creed. The Legionnaires’. Their own. It hit them with the force of recognition: It was uttered with conviction, with simplicity,  and with…

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The Mothers by Brit Bennett – Book Review

I am really trying to do better with my book reviews this year. I have every intention of reviewing the books that I read on the blog but then life gets in the way. My…

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