Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Princess Diarist

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The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

Clever, wry, self-aware Carrie on Harrison, celebrity. YA poetry interval.

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Her (Recommended*)

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Slow-boiling menace stalking miserable young mother. Ending falls off cliff.

*If you can handle a shockingly ambiguous ending

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What it Means When a Man Falls from the Sky (Short Stories — Recommended)

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What it Means When A Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah.

Women against world, defending their light. Odd, mesmerizing fables.

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Emma

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Emma by Jane Austen

Delightful story. Iconic beloved character. Heresy Alert: Needs tiresome chit-chat-ectomy

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Hunger by Roxane Gay (Memoir/Commentary)

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Hunger by Roxane Gay.

Brutal childhood trauma fuels purposeful obesity. Painful, depressing, astute observations.

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Heat & Light (Highly Recommended)

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Heat & Light by Jennifer Haigh

Unforeseen, utterly predictable devastation brought by fracking and human frailty.

Note: I highly recommend reading this before fracking comes to your backyard.

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