Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Rating: 3 stars I wanted to love this book so much.  I loved Everything I Never Told You, and I did love Ng's writing in this one.  However, I couldn't get over what felt like an invalidation of adoptive parents.  I know Ng said in multiple interviews that we… Continue reading Little Fires Everywhere

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All Is Beauty Now

All Is Beauty Now by Sarah Faber Rating: 4.5 stars Note: I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Devastating and beautiful. Reading this book felt like lifting a curtain on a chaotic family dynamic, pulled into the dazzling contact highs and dark, chaotic lows that drag you under.  The lush,… Continue reading All Is Beauty Now

The Heirs

The Heirs by Susan Rieger Rating: 3.5 stars I read this book because I liked the cheeky tone of her previous novel The Divorce Papers, told entirely through emails, memos, and legal documents.  The Heirs is not an epistolary novel like The Divorce Papers but still deals with the dysfunction between a marriage, along with family… Continue reading The Heirs