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Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach (2018, Tor.com) 4 stars

Review of 'Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

loved the world building and ideas of habs and hells in the future. minh was a well written protagonist and i understood her and why she did the things she does. i think i liked the ideas and concepts the book presents more than the plot, and got a bit confused by some parts near the end, but i really enjoyed this!

"I have been sleuthing my mother's symptoms for as long as I can remember. If …

Review of 'Hot milk' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

took me a short while to get into the narration but really fell for this book. there was a level of surrealism that i really enjoyed, and i found myself disappearing into this beach town as i read. gave me a lot to think about in mother child relationships, and a lot of gratitude for my own. reccomend!

Red Rosa (2015) 5 stars

"A giant of the political left, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in …

Review of 'Red Rosa' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

I really enjoyed this, saw a lot of wonderful moments from Rosa's life, and appreciated quotes from her writings used as dialogue. I am always shocked by just how many women have been in abusive relationships, she was so strong. Her conviction in her beliefs and the power of education is admirable There is a bit too much focus on her romantic life, and sometimes here are large/confusing jumps in time or place.

The Deep (Hardcover, 2019, Saga Press) 4 stars

Yetu holds the memories for her people—water-dwelling descendants of pregnant African slave women thrown overboard …

Review of 'The Deep' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

beautiful and haunting, i felt so immersed in this world and wished for more. the relationship between yetu and oori is so touching