REVIEW: Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

Things You Save in a Fire tells the story of Cassie Hanwell, a tenacious female firefighter, as she battles her past, deals with trials in her career, and confronts abandonment issues with her mother. The novel is well-paced and the characters are relatable and likable. The main character didn't fall into any overused tropes, either. … Continue reading REVIEW: Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

Post Office by Charles Bukowski

This was my first Bukowski novel and I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it. The protagonist, Henry Chinaski, is a downtrodden working man who has his sights set on booze, women and surviving his work day. When I read the synopsis on the back of the book, the feminist in me rolled her … Continue reading Post Office by Charles Bukowski

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

I've been hearing so much hype around this trilogy that I had to check it out. I don't tend to gravitate towards fantasy novels in general but wanted to give this one a shot. The story enveloped me from the first chapter. There was enough mystery and wonder to compel the reader to want to … Continue reading A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab