Shakespeare Saved My Life | Hot Take Review

Published: April 2 2013 Pages: 291 Format: Paperback (Library Copy) Tags: Nonfiction, Memoir, Crime, Social Justice | Synopsis from the Publisher | Just as Larry Newton, one of the most notorious inmates at Indiana Federal Prison, was trying to break out of jail, Dr. Laura Bates was trying to break in. She had created the … Continue reading Shakespeare Saved My Life | Hot Take Review

The Big Sleep Reviewed || Ok, But Not My Cup of Tea

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler Published February 6 1939Tags: Murder-Mystery, Fiction, Crime, Noir, Detective StoriesFormat: Physical copy (Library)Pages: 231 | Synopsis From the Publisher | A dying millionaire hires private eye Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, and Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Kidnapping, … Continue reading The Big Sleep Reviewed || Ok, But Not My Cup of Tea

Iron Cast Reviewed | My New Favorite Thing

Iron Cast by Destiny Soria Published October 11th, 2016Tags: 20th Century, Diverse, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ+, Magical-Realism, Multiple PoV, Crime, PoC, Race Issues, Twenties, Urban Fantasy, YAFormat: Physical Book, Library CopyPages: 384 | Synopsis From the Publisher | In 1919, Ada Navarra—the intrepid daughter of immigrants—and Corinne Wells—a spunky, devil-may-care heiress—make an unlikely pair. But at … Continue reading Iron Cast Reviewed | My New Favorite Thing

Diary of a Murderer Reviewed | 3.5/5 Bamboo Shoots

Diary of a Murderer by Young-Ha Kim Diary of a Murderer by Young-Ha Kim is a collection of short stories of dark undertones of sadness, regret, and death. This work was translated from Korean to English by Krys Lee. Synopsis: From Goodreads: It’s been twenty-five years since I last murdered someone, or has it been … Continue reading Diary of a Murderer Reviewed | 3.5/5 Bamboo Shoots