The Hospital Always Wins might actually end up being my best read of the year.
Wonderful, occasionally over-the-top Gothic novels to read this October.
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: […]
Book: The End of Eve by Ariel Gore Rating: 5/5 girlfriends secretly having affairs with mimes while you take care of your dying mother Recommended if you like: Blood, Bones […]
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 […]
Book: An Untamed State by Roxane Gay Rating: 4.75/5 times that you couldn’t stay quiet when you were being threatened Recommended if you like: Books with tough-as-nails female main characters; stories […]
Book: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman Rating: 5/5 evil supernatural nannies from another dimension Recommended if you like: Coming of age tales; surreal, fairy […]
Book: The Last Days of California by Mary Miller Rating: 4.25/5 stops at the casino before the rapture Recommended if you like: books that look at the imperfect underbellies of […]
Book: Alice Fantastic Author: Maggie Estep Published: May 2009 by Akashic Books First lines: “I’d been trying to get rid of the big oaf for seventeen weeks but he just […]
Book: Spoonful Author: Chris Mendius Published: February 8th 2012 by Anything Goes Publishing; 332 pages First line: “Nobody ever says, ‘When I grow up, I want to be a junkie.’” […]