By: Alice Munro Fiction 2014 Subject Matter: 1931; Love of a good woman Rating: 4/5 I read “The View from Castle Rock” in high school and have been trying desperately to get back to Alice Munro ever since.
By: Margaret Atwood Fiction 1986 Rating: 3/5 I know, I know. I’m super behind on this one.
By: Jessica Gregson Fiction 2011 Subject Matter: Women; Hungary; Self-realization in women; World War; 1914-1918; Women murderers Rating: 3/5 You guys. Maybe it’s just that I’m in the process of reading an Alice Munro collection so everything else doesn’t seem… Continue Reading
By: Ruth Ware Fiction 2016 Subject Matter: Women journalists; Cruise ships; Psychological fiction; Suspense; Literary; Suspense fiction; Mystery fiction Rating: 3/5 We have all seen them: the countless Pinterest lists of “Books You Should Read If You Loved Gone Girl“.… Continue Reading
By: Kazuo Ishiguro 2005 Fiction Subject Matter: Women; England; Cloning; Organ donors; Donation of organs; Tissues Rating: 4/5 I’ve been staring at the screen for a while now trying to figure out where to start this review.
By: Katharine Butler Hathaway 1942 Nonfiction Subject Matter: American authors; 20th century; Biography; Pott’s disease; Patients; Women; Maine; Castine Rating: 5/5 The Little Locksmith is ostensibly a memoir about a young woman who purchases a house. In reality, it is… Continue Reading
By: Ann Patchett 1992 Fiction Subject Matter: Unmarried mothers; Mothers and daughters; Nuns; Kentucky Rating: 4/5 “A fairy tale. A delight.” Not quite the words I would use, New York Times…
By: Susan Meissner 2008 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 A friend of mine gave me The Shape of Mercy to read because she knows how much I enjoy historical fiction. I had low expectations. The cover makes it look like a… Continue Reading
By: Alice Walker 1976 Fiction Subject Matter: African American college students; African American women; Voter registration; Southern states; Atlanta Rating: 2/5 You probably know Alice Walker from The Color Purple. Like that novel, Meridian is a depiction of the African-American experience. Walker… Continue Reading
Alone on the beaches, they sit, without shifting their gaze or their hands or the clouds or the quietness. –“Old Ladies by the Sea” by Pablo Neruda