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White Smoke by Tiffany D. Jackson
fiction / horror / mystery / review / Suspense

White Smoke by Tiffany D. Jackson

White Smoke by Tiffany D. Jackson is fun book that ties in a lot of topical issues like prisons, blended interracial families, poorly treated mental illness, veganism, peanut allergies, predatory televangelists, drug use and gentrification into a spooky ghost/horror story. The ending was incredibly abrupt. Bizarrely so. I got it from the library and truly … Continue reading

Chasing the Thrill: Obsession, Death, and Glory in America’s Most Extraordinary Treasure Hunt by Daniel Barbarisi
nonfiction / review

Chasing the Thrill: Obsession, Death, and Glory in America’s Most Extraordinary Treasure Hunt by Daniel Barbarisi

Interesting story but the meandering style was off putting. He repeated some things multiple times and didn’t really delve into others. The sexual misconduct allegations were dealt with strangely, he brings them up many times but never really examines them or what they mean. It was a very surface level book and I think any … Continue reading

Mergers and Acquisitions: Or, Everything I Know About Love I Learned on the Wedding Pages by Cate Doty
memoir / nonfiction / review

Mergers and Acquisitions: Or, Everything I Know About Love I Learned on the Wedding Pages by Cate Doty

I was really excited about Mergers and Acquisitions: Or, Everything I Know About Love I Learned on the Wedding Pages by Cate Doty because the NYT wedding pages both seem like a dinosaur and a fascinating peek into what we apparently value as a society. I was disappointed not so much by the peek into … Continue reading