Book Review: The World Doesn’t Require You by Rion Amilcar Scott

The World Doesn’t Require You Author: Rion Amilcar Scott Liveright Publishing, of W.W. Norton & Company, 2019 ISBN: 978-1-63149-538-0 $27.95   Make Your Descendants Proud: Ancestral Worship, Language Ownership, and Whose Stories We Tell in Rion Amilcar...

Book Review: “One Night Gone” by Tara Laskowski

Breathing Lessons Disguised as a Mystery: Reading Tara Laskowski’s One Night Gone One Night Gone Author: Tara Laskowski Graydon Press, 2019 ISBN: 978-1525832192 $16.99   Review by Kate Anderson Everyone dreams, at one time or another, of walking away and starting...

Book Review: “My Oceanography” by Harriet Levin

My Oceanography Author: Harriet Levin CavanKerry Press, 2018 ISBN: 978-1-933880-67-9 $16.00           Ekphrasis Hybrid: Portrait of the Mermaid in a Mirror for Harriet Levin’s My Oceanography Review by L. Shapley Bassen What do you know...

Book Review: “The Unrepentant” by E. A. Aymar

The UnrepentantAuthor: E. A. AymarDown & Out Books, 2019ISBN: 978-1948235587$3.99 Pre-Order, $17.95 Trade Paperback     “A Reason to Return”: Twinning and Violence in E. A. Aymar’s The UnrepentantReview by Beth OsborneThere are plenty of reasons...

Book Review: “The Vatican Princess” by C. W. Gortner

The Vatican Princess Author: C. W. Gortner Ballantine Books, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-3455-3399-9 $17.00           Innocent or Femme Fatale?: The Plight of Lucrezia Borgia in C. W. Gortner’s The Vatican Princess Review by Rita Bourke The year...

Book Review: “The Misfit’s Manifesto” by Lidia Yuknavitch

The Misfit's Manifesto by Lidia Yuknavitch The Misfit’s Manifesto Author: Lidia Yuknavitch Simon & Schuster, 2017 ISBN 978-2-5011-2006-0 $16.99 Which book changed your life? Sean Prentiss, a professor at VCFA and author of Finding Abbey, asked us, as...