Tag Archive: 4 star

You Should Read This: Sidewalk Dancing by Letitia Moffitt

Sidewalk Dancing is a wonderful glimpse into a life that is both refreshingly different and utterly familiar. Rating: 4.75/5 expensive bottles of perfume

The Castaway Lounge Is Gritty, Gory, and Good

The Castaway Lounge features a town full of “the desperate and the damned,” each trying to eke out an existence in a town that died long ago. Rating: 4/5 titty bar fires

Review: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

Book: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor Rating: 4.75/5 songs that sound like the wind Recommended if you like: Post-apocalyptic settings rife with shape-shifting magic; stories that tend to linger and haunt you long […]

Review: Sad Robot Stories by Mason Johnson

Read Sad Robot Stories if you like stories that show humanity more than sometimes humans can.

You Should Read This: Bigfoot and the Baby by Ann Gelder

Book: Bigfoot and the Baby by Ann Gelder Rating: 4.5/5 bitchin’ vans painted with underwater scenes Recommended if you like: Satirical literary fiction with a dash of sci-fi First lines: […]

Review: The Madness Vase by Andrea Gibson

Book: The Madness Vase by Andrea Gibson Rating: 4.5/5 feathers looking for a purpose on the wind Recommended if you like: Activism poetry from label-eschewing poets First lines: “The nutritionist […]

Review: House of Purple Cedar by Tim Tingle

Book: House of Purple Cedar by Tim Tingle Rating: 4/5 mugs of hot cocoa Recommended if you like: Contemplative end-of-life reflections; good old fashioned story-telling with big characters and big tales; watching towns and communities grow […]

You Should Read This: The Summer We Got Free by Mia McKenzie

Book: The Summer We Got Free by Mia McKenzie Recommended if you like: anything by James Baldwin Rating: 4.5 out of 5 rebellious girls defying their pastors First line: “Ava […]

Review:  Let The Dark Flower Blossom by Norah Labiner

Book:  Let The Dark Flower Blossom by  Norah Labiner Recommended if you Like: to be completely bewildered, beguiled, and bewitched, due to/in spite of its format maybe tricking you into […]

Book Review: Sarah Kay, No Matter the Wreckage

Book: No Matter the Wreckage by Sarah Kay Rating: 4/5 dreamy-eyed poets Recommended if you like: Poetry that swims in its own earnestness with a touch of humor. First lines: […]

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