If I Had Your Face | Hot Take Review

If I Had Your Face | Frances Cha Published: April 21 2020 Format: Hardback/Audiobook (Personal copy/Library copy) Tags: Fiction, Contemporary, Realism, Asian Literature | Synopsis from the Publisher | A debut novel set in contemporary Seoul, Korea, about four young women making their way in a world defined by impossibly high standards of beauty, secret room salons … Continue reading If I Had Your Face | Hot Take Review

Locked-Room/Isolated Murder-Mysteries | What to Read Wednesdays

What to Read Wednesdays

Locked-Room/Isolated Murder-Mysteries I love reading mysteries, whether they be cozy or thrilling, I just find the genre so much fun to read. There are many sub-genres to mysteries, but today I want to recommend some really good locked-room/isolated mysteries. Sometimes these mysteries are more fun, almost because they are like a puzzle. There are a … Continue reading Locked-Room/Isolated Murder-Mysteries | What to Read Wednesdays

My Favorite Stand-Alone Books (Middle Grade Edition) | What to Read Wednesdays

What to Read Wednesdays

My Favorite Stand-Alone Middle Grade Books Last time I wrote up blurbs on my favorite YA stand-alones, but today I want to talk up my favorite middle-grade stand-alones. The world of middle-grade fiction has grown so much since I was an elementary student. Kids these days are so lucky to have so much choice and … Continue reading My Favorite Stand-Alone Books (Middle Grade Edition) | What to Read Wednesdays

The House of the Spirits | Hot Take Review

The House of the Spirits | Isabel Allende Published: January 2 1982 Format: Paperback Tags: Latin America, Fiction, Magical Realism, Generational | Synopsis from the Publisher | Chilean writer Isabel Allende’s classic novel is both a richly symbolic family saga and the riveting story of an unnamed Latin American country’s turbulent history. In a triumph of magic … Continue reading The House of the Spirits | Hot Take Review