Book reviews

“Latitudes of Longing” by Shubhangi Swarup: ARC Review

First off, what?? I won a Goodreads giveaway!? What in the heck is up with that? I have never heard of anyone winning one of those things, likely due to the fact that the number of people entering is typically about 142,209,931 and the number of available copies is 1. Anyway, I got an ARC,… Continue reading “Latitudes of Longing” by Shubhangi Swarup: ARC Review

Recommendations

Rose Recommends: December | Jennifer Egan

I can't believe I almost forgot my recommendation post for December! I've been blogging more than usual lately (thanks to NaBloPoMo), so this post got lost in the shuffle. My December recommendations are: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan and "Black Box" by Jennifer Egan. A Visit from the Good Squad is… Continue reading Rose Recommends: December | Jennifer Egan

Book reviews

Review: Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole by Juan Pablo Villalobos.  And Other Stories, 2011. This 70-page novella is a "light" read in length and language, but its content is anything but lighthearted, despite the fact that its narrator is a child. As far as I know, this isn't a very well-know book, but it totally deserves the… Continue reading Review: Down the Rabbit Hole