Book Review: The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

Rating: ★★★☆☆ Spoiler-Free Review The White Tiger is a social realist, epistolary novel set in India and narrated by Balram Halwai, who explains how he became the successful entrepreneur he is. It examines the complexities of class struggle, corruption, morality, and wealth, and questions what it truly means to attain dignity and freedom. Generally, I … Continue reading Book Review: The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

Book Review: Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

Rating: ★★★✦☆ Spoiler-Free Review This book is about a widowed woman named Evvie Drake, who carries a lot more baggage than even her loved ones realize. Through her friend Andy's suggestion, former major-league pitcher Dean Tenney (who, for some unknowable reason is unable to pitch anymore) moves into an empty apartment at the back of … Continue reading Book Review: Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

Book Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads Synopsis: As surprising as it is moving, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry is an unforgettable tale of transformation and second chances, an irresistible affirmation of why we read, and why we love. We are not quite novels. We are not quite short stories.In the end, we are collected works. A. … Continue reading Book Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin