Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver: Impressions

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver: Impressions

Kingsolver’s Flight Behavior takes place in fictional Feathertown, TN, a rural community in Appalachia. The Monarch butterfly community mysteriously roosts in the woods on Dellarobia Turnbow’s family’s property, instead of the mountains in Mexico as usual. Kingsolver explores the clash of conservative rural beliefs and struggles with the undeniability of climate change, but not in […]

List Fun! Book Riot Readers’ Top 50

Happy Thursday!  Over at Book Riot, they’ve posted their readers top 50 reads, and I thought I’d take a que from What Red Read and see how many I’ve read! 26 fully (okay, only half the Harry Potter series, but still counting it), with 3 half-completes (only one will I probably not finish – the […]

Day of the Dead: Gone Girl and Faithful Place

Day of the Dead: Gone Girl and Faithful Place

It being the Day of the Dead (and just after Halloween), I thought it an apropos time for finally posting about Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, which was quite the riveting read, and Faithful Place, by Tana French, which I really enjoyed. I finished both about a month ago (I really need to get back in the habit of […]