The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree – Shokoofeh Azar

This is a beautiful and tragic fantastical retelling of the Islamic revolution beginning in 1979 from the perspective of one family who escapes from the intensity of the city to a quieter life in the country. Azar uses myth and magical realism to explore the tragic ramifications of revolution on the everyday people trying to … Continue reading The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree – Shokoofeh Azar

Ballad for a Mad Girl – Vikki Wakefield

Grace Foley has always been a little bit mad. Anyone who isn't afraid of anything must be. Things take a turn for the worse at a notorious pipe challenge, a dangerous game played by competing schools, and Grace freaks out completely and starts to have experiences she can't explain. Crazy experiences like supernatural encounters with … Continue reading Ballad for a Mad Girl – Vikki Wakefield