Book Review: Dancing with the Octopus

DANCING WITH THE OCTOPUS | Debora Harding 09.22.2020 | Bloomsbury Publishing Rating: 4/5 stars DANCING WITH THE OCTOPUS is a memoir of childhood trauma and its long reach into adulthood. In November 1978, Debora Harding was only fourteen. She was abducted at knifepoint from her church parking lot. Debora was thrown into a van, assaulted, … Continue reading Book Review: Dancing with the Octopus

Book Review: Parable of the Talents

PARABLE OF THE TALENTS | Octavia E. Butler (Earthseed #2) 08.20.2019 (First published in 1998) | Grand Central Publishing Rating: 4/5 stars In 2032, Lauren Olamina has survived the destruction of her home and family, and realized her vision of a peaceful community in Northern California based on her newly found faith, Earthseed. This community … Continue reading Book Review: Parable of the Talents

Book Review: Finlay Donovan Is Killing It

FINLAY DONOVAN IS KILLING IT | Elle Cosimano 02.02.2021 | Minotaur Books Rating: 5/5 stars Finlay Donovan is definitely not killing it. She’s a stressed-out single mother of two who is struggling to find time she desperately needs to finish her latest novel. Her ex-husband just fired the nanny without telling her and this morning … Continue reading Book Review: Finlay Donovan Is Killing It