Can’t-Wait Wednesday: On Fragile Waves by E. Lily Yu

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. Firuzeh and her brother Nour are children of fire, born in an Afghanistan fractured by war. When their parents, their Atay and … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: On Fragile Waves by E. Lily Yu

Book Review: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Summary: When the beautiful and precocious sisters Sally and Gillian Owens are orphaned at a young age, they are taken to a small Massachusetts town to be raised by their eccentric aunts, who happen to dwell in the darkest, eeriest house in town. As they become more aware of their aunts' mysterious and sometimes frightening … Continue reading Book Review: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Book Review: The Book of Hidden Things by Francesco Dimitri

Summary: Four old school friends have a pact: to meet up every year in the small town in Puglia they grew up in. Art, the charismatic leader of the group and creator of the pact, insists that the agreement must remain unshakable and enduring. But this year, he never shows up. A visit to his … Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Hidden Things by Francesco Dimitri