Anna K.

4/5 stars Anna K. is a modern reimagining of Anna Karenina following elite teens of New York. I was told this was basically Gossip Girl, and I would say that is an accurate representation. I was looking for a drama-filled, indulgent read and this delivered. I appreciated the Asian representation and that it was not … More Anna K.

This Town Sleeps

4/5 stars Thank you to Counterpoint Press for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  This Town Sleeps is the debut novel from Dennis E. Staples and follows an openly gay Ojibwe man, Marion, who finds himself back on his reservation. He begins a secret relationship with an old … More This Town Sleeps

Black Sunday

4/5 stars Thank you to Catapult for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Babike and Ariyike experience their lives change when their parents divorce and their household dissolves. They and their younger brother are placed in the care of their grandmother, a woman reluctant to raise them. Each … More Black Sunday

Night Theater

5/5 stars Thank you to Catapult for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.  Saheb is a surgeon at a run-down clinic with barely enough supplies to stay open. Every day is a battle as Saheb must fight to get the supplies he needs from corrupt officials. One night, … More Night Theater

Little Gods

4/5 stars Su Lan was a brilliant physicist. She kept herself distant from every person in her life. Her complex personality made her an enigma. Even more intriguing is how determined she was to erase her past. Now she has died and her daughter, Liya, travels to China to collect Su Lan’s ashes. From the … More Little Gods