Book Review: Abyss by Pilar Quintana

Abyss - Pilar Quintana (World Editions, 2023) I received an Advance Readers' Copy of this book thanks to the publisher and NetGalley. All opinions are my own. Publication date is February 17, 2023. translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman. Set in Cali, Colombia, Abyss is a story about eight-year-old Claudia and particularly her relationship… Continue reading Book Review: Abyss by Pilar Quintana

Book Review: Witches by Brenda Lozano

Witches - Brenda Lozano (Catapult, 2022) I received an Advance Reading Copy of this book thanks to the publisher. All opinions are my own. It is available for sale now. Witches is told in two parallel narrations. The first is Feliciana, a woman living in rural Mexico who grows to be a curandera. We learn… Continue reading Book Review: Witches by Brenda Lozano

Book Review: The Orange Tree by Carlos Fuentes

The Orange Tree - Carlos Fuentes (translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam) (Harper Perennial, 1994) This book consists of five semi-linked novellas. I say semi-linked because you can certainly read them individually and the connections between each are subtle. However, when read together, they flow and they really do make the best sense… Continue reading Book Review: The Orange Tree by Carlos Fuentes

Book Review: Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin

Little Eyes - Samanta Schweblin (Riverhead Books, 2020) I received an Advance Uncorrected Proof of this book. All opinions are my own. On sale date: 5 May 2020. Little Eyes walks a disconcerting line between horror and science fiction, existing in a world almost precisely like our own. The opening chapter demonstrates immediately the kind… Continue reading Book Review: Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin