Red Rising by Piece Brown is the first in a trilogy and follows Darrow as he tries to escape his upbringing and fulfill his destiny.

books that fail to touch the binder clip in my chest where my heart should be – book reviews for the week

Just finished Red Rising and Golden Son (Books 1 and 2 of the Red Rising trilogy) by Pierce Brown I didn’t have high hopes for Red Rising when I started, but I’d heard so many good things about it that I wanted to give it a fair shot. Both Ender’s Game and The Hunger Games are referenced in blurbs […]

Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler is a tense and disturbing girl-in-the-city tale.

horses, magic and that self-destructive waitress crying in the wine cellar – book reviews for the week

Just finished All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy I’ve read All the Pretty Horses before, but when it came up as Clair’s pick for the next book club book, I was happy to dive into the world of wistful cowboys again. All the Pretty Horses is probably the plottiest of the McCarthy books that I’ve read, but the […]