Pages Feature: “The Accidental” by Ali Smith

"...fiction has the unique power of revealing something true." Amber—thirtysomething and barefoot—shows up at the door of the Norfolk cottage that the Smarts are renting for the summer. She talks her way in. She tells nothing but lies. She stays for dinner. Eve Smart, the author of a best-selling series of biographical reconstructions, thinks Amber … Continue reading Pages Feature: “The Accidental” by Ali Smith

“The Mermaid’s Voice Returns in This One” by Amanda Lovelace (ARC Review)

i am magic / all the days i am / a woman / & i am magic / all the days i am / not. Goodreads Choice Award-winning poet and USA TODAY bestselling author Amanda Lovelace presents the mermaid’s voice returns in this one — the third and final installment in her “women are some … Continue reading “The Mermaid’s Voice Returns in This One” by Amanda Lovelace (ARC Review)

Book Review: Soulful “A Separation” by Katie Kitamura

“This was the process by which two lives were disentangled, eventually the dread and discomfort would fade and be replaced by unbroken indifference, I would see him in the street by chance, and it would be like seeing an old photograph of yourself: you recognize the image but are unable to remember quite what it … Continue reading Book Review: Soulful “A Separation” by Katie Kitamura