Pass, Check Out, Buy: 2013 Noteworthy Novels Year-End Wrap Up
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Pass, Check Out, Buy: 2013 Noteworthy Novels Year-End Wrap Up

The hour of year-end reviews is upon us. In this post, I will be briefly covering each of the 2013 titles that I did not review in full length earlier in the year. Most of these titles are from established authors and were heavily hyped. A number fell short, but there are definitely books worth … Continue reading

A Touching Story for the Holidays: The Shoemaker’s Wife
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A Touching Story for the Holidays: The Shoemaker’s Wife

Many people have holiday reading traditions. I, personally, enjoy reading women’s fiction. There is something about fated love set in idyllic scenery that unfurls in a slow, meaningful progression that feels “right” during the holidays, if a bit overdramatic during the rest of the year. For this reason, I was happy to uncover Adriana Trigiani’s … Continue reading

Autism in Women’s Fiction: Love Anthony
Books / Women's Fiction

Autism in Women’s Fiction: Love Anthony

Lisa Genova, who earned her doctorate in neuroscience from Harvard University, demystified early onset Alzheimer’s for readers in her debut fiction work Still Alice in 2009. After a brush with the lesser-known “Left Neglect” neurological syndrome in her second book, Genova returns to a more mainstream topic–autism–for her recently released third novel. Love Anthony tells … Continue reading