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

The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 1: The Apocalypse Suite

  I'll admit, the inner emo kid within me was what initially drew me to this graphic novel. Gerard Way, front man of My Chemical Romance, is a creative guy and I thought his creativity would lend itself well to a graphic novel. While the opening was a bit confusing, as you're thrown right into … Continue reading The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 1: The Apocalypse Suite

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