WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensMy rating: 4 of 5 starsCautious 4 starsWell written and engaging. I found myself turning pages earnestly, and I loved the ecological beauty present in the story. I loved the themes of loneliness and isolation and the quiet exploration of trauma, the damage it does to us through generations.Structurally, …

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THE CHIMERA CODE by Wayne Santos

The Chimera Code by Wayne Santos My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this novel (received a free copy from the publisher, in exchange for an honest review). Santos sometimes bills himself as a straight-up action guy whose books are full of explosions, but that's doing himself a disservice. Although Chimera Code is …

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Review: The Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer

The Southern Reach Trilogy: Annihilation / Authority / Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Fascinating NB: Review is for the trilogy overall. On an individual basis, I'd probably give Annihilation 5 stars, Authority 4 stars, and Acceptance 4.5 stars. ### Short review: As fascinating as it was frustrating; as triumphant as …

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