Another instance where the cover art initially completely turned me off. I've found that I'm just not a fan of the trendy hazy, pastel-colored images of random ass women. This kind of art is rarely indicative of the type of story that lies beneath it, but still... publishers insist on it. I WILL NEVER UNDERSTAND! ::hops off soapbox:: Anyway, I was surprised to find that I was completely engrossed in this story about Virginia Woolf's family as told by her older sister, who wa
The gorgeous cover originally called me to this advanced reading copy. White-on-white embossed flora, striking black and red font. Beautiful!
But I was not at all prepared for a how the pages inside would worm their way into very soul. It has been some time since I've been utterly startled by a story. I had a bit of a reading rut after November's election. I would pick up a book but nothing felt... right. My usual standby, dystopian fiction, now hit too close to home and m