REVIEW: Life Ceremony by Sayaka Murata

In brief: Short stories dealing with the human body, spirit, sex and relationships in ways you have never imagined. The good: Being challenged to look at rituals and cultural norms differently. The not-so-good: I got a bit squeamish! Why I chose it: Enjoy Japanese fiction and thought Convenience Store Woman was great. Thanks to Allen... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 11/7/22

Another week of some good reads and some new books I’m looking forward to (especially as it’s raining heaps as I write this!) This is Gonna End in Tears by Liza Klaussmann (available tomorrow) arrived from Hachette. Set in 1984, it’s about three former childhood friends. Miller and Ash are married and living in Wonderland,... Continue Reading →

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