Boy, Snow, Bird

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyememi is a retelling of the classic fairytale Snow White. Set in the 1950s and 1960s, the novel tells a strange tale of beauty, envy, race, and genetics from the perspective of the main character, Boy, and later her daughter, Bird. Boy Novak is a white young woman from New…

Uprooted

Uprooted is a fantasy novel by Naomi Novik published in 2015.  Inspired by fairtytales and folklore, Uprooted tells the tale of a young woman, Agnieszka, from a valley surrounded by a dark and mysterious forest known simply as the Wood.  The Wood is home to many evil spirits and creatures ready to abduct, kill, or…

August Book Loot

I seem to have a very short attention span lately; if I don’t like the book I’m reading, I wouldn’t think twice before putting it  down in favor of something else. I usually stick with a boring book until about halfway, or even till I eventually finish it, but lately, I don’t seem to have…