Solar Bones by Mike McCormack book review

Synopsis the Angelus bell ringing out over its villages and townlands, over the fields and hills and bogs in between, six chimes of three across a minute and a half, a summons struck on the lip of the void Once a year, on All Souls’ Day, it is said in Ireland that the dead may… Continue reading Solar Bones by Mike McCormack book review

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Sip by Brian Allen Carr book review

Synopsis A lyrical, apocalyptic debut novel about addiction, friendship, and the struggle for survival It started with a single child, and quickly spread: you could get high by drinking your own shadow. At night, lights were destroyed so that addicts could sip shadow in the pure light of the moon. Gangs of shadow addicts chased down… Continue reading Sip by Brian Allen Carr book review

The Rules of Magic (Practical Magic 0.5) by Alice Hoffman book review

Synopsis Find your magic For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her… Continue reading The Rules of Magic (Practical Magic 0.5) by Alice Hoffman book review