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Human Acts #FullyBookedReviews
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Human Acts #FullyBookedReviews

By Richard Bolisay Basing on her two books recently translated into English, both of which are done with meticulous care by the British translator Deborah Smith, it is only natural to approach Han Kang’s writings with doubt. There is something […]

Empress of a Thousand Skies #FullyBookedReviews
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Empress of a Thousand Skies #FullyBookedReviews

By Fran If you loved Pierce Brown’s Red Rising trilogy or cried foul after they cancelled Joss Whedon’s space-western drama Firefly, then you might just enjoy Fil-Am author, Rhoda Belleza’s debut novel, Empress of a Thousand Skies. It begins simply […]

LaRose #FullyBookedReviews
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LaRose #FullyBookedReviews

By Mats C. Louise Erdrich’s latest novel starts off with a bang—literally. A shot is fired off Landreaux Irons’s rifle. Landreaux has been targeting a buck but a moment of blur costs him the majestic mammal and instead, what he […]

Dark Matter #FullyBookedReviews
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Dark Matter #FullyBookedReviews

By Ilia U. Yes, there are alternate timelines, incurable plagues, and consciousness generators. It is, after all, a sci-fi thriller romp across the multiverse. But Dark Matter‘s true strength is in the characterization of its protagonist – who serves as […]

The View from the Cheap Seats #FullyBookedReviews
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The View from the Cheap Seats #FullyBookedReviews

By Ish Before I wrote this review, I was asked, “What is the difference between this book and all the others that Gaiman wrote?” I said, “A lot.” The other books I’ve read of his were novels, graphic and prose. […]

The Fall of Butterflies #FullyBookedReviews
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The Fall of Butterflies #FullyBookedReviews

By Hannah B. If there is one thing that stuck with me after reading The Fall of Butterflies, it is the power of expectation, of being limited by it and breaking free from it. The blurb on the back of this brightly […]