Witches of Ash and Ruin by E. Latimer *Book Review*

Witches of Ash and Ruin by E. Latimer Goodreads Rating: 3.62 My Rating: 4/5 Tongue and eye, hand and foot. Blood and bone, ash and soot. E. Latimer combines modern witchcraft with Celtic folklore in this gripping story about two opposing covens who must come together in the deeply religious Irish town of Carman toContinue reading “Witches of Ash and Ruin by E. Latimer *Book Review*”

Chain Mail by Hiroshi Ishizaki *Book Review*

Chain Mail by Hiroshi Ishizaki Goodreads rating: 3.83 My rating: 4/5 Subject: would you like to create a fictional world? Four young girls are brought together when a chain email gets sent around asking them to participate in a collaborative story. Sawako, Yukari, Mai, and Mayumi are all tired of the lives they’re living. SoContinue reading “Chain Mail by Hiroshi Ishizaki *Book Review*”

The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa *Book Review*

The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa, translated by Stephen Snyder Goodreads rating: 3.87 My rating: 4/5 A young, unnamed novelist lives on an unnamed island where, one by one, things are disappearing. It’s not too bad at first when things like birds and harmonicas are stripped from everyone’s memory. But as time goes on, moreContinue reading “The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa *Book Review*”