fiction (drama)

Cloud Cuckoo Land

Oh my goodness, this book. It came recommended to me by a friend whose taste in books I really, really respect but when it showed up, it was such a big book that I got intimidated. I started it, and...
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A Visit From the Goon Squad

I wanted to read this book before tackling The Candy House it’s a little bit older, from 2011. I don’t need to tell you that it is exquisitely written and smart (it won a Pulitzer after all), but this is...
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Olga Dies Dreaming

If you listened to the podcast, you know that Becca and I both raved and raved about this book. It was just, so lovely. It tackles so many important issues (AIDS, sexuality, Puerto Rican culture and history), but is packaged...
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Violeta

I feel badly because on Instagram stories (after getting about 90 pages in), I told you that I was only medium on this and wasn’t so sure how I felt about it. Things turned around quickly: I was on the...
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A Very Nice Girl

A few of you had suggested this to me and/or asked what my thoughts are and I feel badly giving this a bad review but I just did not enjoy it. I read it very quickly as I just wanted...
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The Dutch House

This book came so highly recommended by so many (with the primary recommendation being to listen to it as Tom Hanks narrated it!). I am glad I listened as I think I would have read this book pretty slowly (it’s...
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