The Gremlin’s Library: The Death of Jane Lawrence

Trigger warnings for the review: some minor gore discussionTrigger warnings for the book: gore, surgical/body horror, ghosts, unreality/reality shifting shenanigans, period-typical misogyny (period is, like, Regency/Victorian-ish?) The Death of Jane Lawrence is a book I've once again deliberately stepped into while knowing very little about, and I'm very pleased to report that whether by luck … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: The Death of Jane Lawrence

First Chapter Thoughts: One Hundred Years Of Solitude

It's been so long since I did one of these! I've been slacking on my reading this year (for, ah, fairly good reasons) but I've been meaning to read my magical realism classics for a while. I started House of the Spirits a while ago and promptly... put it down and forgot where it went. … Continue reading First Chapter Thoughts: One Hundred Years Of Solitude

The Gremlin’s Library: Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

TWs for Certain Dark Things, and to a lesser degree this review, include violence, cartels/drug wars, and a particular character who threatens a lot of sexual violence but never thankfully gets around to it. I've been falling more and more in love with Silvia Moreno-Garcia's writing for a few years now, starting with Gods of … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia