The School for Good Mothers – Jessamine Chan


Recently, fiction about motherhood, particularly exploring the dark side of it, and the struggling and difficult aspects of it, has become increasingly popular. I have an interest in books that depict such themes, and that drew my attention immediately to The School for Good Mothers. This is a disturbing, unsettling, and nervous-racking book. It makes …

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To Paradise – Hanya Yanagihara


To read the portuguese version of this review click here. To Paradise is an extremely powerful and compelling novel. This is Hanya Yanagihara’s upcoming third book, set to release on January 11th, 2022. In the novel, there are three different stories, set in three different periods of time, 1983, 1993, 2093. The first half of …

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A Lesson in Vegeance – Victoria Lee


“It’s a character study”, she says. “I want to explore the gradations of human morality: how indifference can slide into evil, what drives a person toward murder. And I want to interrogate the concept of the psychopath: whether villainy exists in that truest form or if it’s simply a manifestation of some human drive that …

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