Category Archives: Contemporary

  1. Review: As I Descended by Robin Talley

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    May 22, 2017 by Zoë

    In As I Descended by Robin Talley, Maria and Lily conspire to bring Delilah down. Unfortunately, their plans spiral out of control and soon they find themselves dealing with spirits and madness.

  2. Review: RoseBlood by A. G. Howard

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    May 15, 2017 by Zoë

    In RoseBlood by A. G. Howard, it turns out that Rune’s fascination with the Phantom might not be misplaced.

  3. Review: Home by Leila S. Chudori, translated by John H. McGlynn

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    May 8, 2017 by Zoë

    Home, the English-language translation of Pulang by Leila S. Chudori, is about what happens to Indonesian communists who happen to be outside of Indonesia when the communist purge of 1965 begins taking place.

  4. Review: Factory Girl by Josanne La Valley

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    May 1, 2017 by Zoë

    Factory Girl by Josanne La Valley follows Roshen, a Uyghur girl, who is forced to travel to southern China to work in a factory in order to keep her family’s farm safe.

  5. Review: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

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    April 17, 2017 by Zoë

    Lo knows that she met someone in the cruise ship cabin next door, but there is no one on the manifest and the cabin is now empty.