Bruny – Heather Rose

Firstly, let me just say that I adored The Museum of Modern Love and was so excited about this one but also a little apprehensive as I loved it that much. These two books are very different from each other but each were mind-blowingly good. On the back of Greta Thunberg and climate change and … Continue reading Bruny – Heather Rose

The Red Word – Sarah Henstra

I'm going to start out with how much I loved this one. The Red Word is set in the world of college fraternities in the 90's amid the third wave of feminism. Our narrator, Karen, has her foot in two worlds: her housemates, queer and feminist to the extreme and her boyfriend who is a … Continue reading The Red Word – Sarah Henstra

The Godmother – Hannelore Cayre, translated by Stephanie Smee

The Godmother was sassy and fun and from the first page I was immediately smitten with our narrator, the Widow Portefeux. She was sarcastic, independent and relatable in more than a few ways. I also loved that it was a novel about a middle-aged woman that didn't rely on motherhood or a romantic relationship to … Continue reading The Godmother – Hannelore Cayre, translated by Stephanie Smee