The Water Dancer / Ta-Nehisi Coates

It took me sometime to come back and write this review, because there was just so much to digest. This was utterly the most beautifully written, heavy, and tragic story. A story that, while fiction with a touch of fantasy, is heavily rooted in historical fact. I found out about this book thanks to the…

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The Bear and the Nightingale / Katherine Arden

It’s been sometime since I’ve wet my YA / fantasy whistle. This used to be the only genre I consumed and for whatever reason, I took a break. I’m not really sure why. Over this summer I was shopping with the fam, where I found myself in a bookstore…because you know… who needs clothes when…

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Where the Crawdads Sing / Delia Owens

This was my favorite read of September, perhaps of the year. This book has received much hype and from reading the Goodreads commentary, the masses either love it or hate it.  There is no in-between. This is Delia Owen’s first work of fiction, prior to that she wrote bestselling non-fiction books about her life as…

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For The Love of Stories

Welcome to My Storied Shelves. This is a post that I have written introducing my new book review blog, a home for avid readers and lovers of stories.

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