While October wasn't my best reading month in terms of quality, there were still some bright spots. Witches, war, and lots of magical realism made for an interesting mix of books. Find out which books you should buy/borrow/pass in my October 2023 reading wrap-up!
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Highly creative with an engaging narrative style, this cult story is not what I expected. Do your research or DM me for more info.
Good Night, Irene
A thoroughly enjoyable WWII story about unlikely friendship, female frontline service, and unspeakable loss that any historical fiction fan will appreciate.
West Heart Kill
Not for me. And likely not for you. Unless you are a die-hard murder mystery fan.
The Christmas Wager
This was a charming holiday read that scratched all the itches: Christmas cheer, grumpy sunshine, enemies to lovers, and small mountain town.
October in the Earth
The Land of Lost Things
Started as magical realism but finished strongly fantasy, this one was a fun adventure that I wanted to live in for a time.
All You Have to Do is Call
Sisters Under the Rising Sun
Meh. A nice friendship story if you don't mind the hardship of POW camps, nuns, and choirs.
The Keeper of Happy Endings
Not sure what I was expecting but this wasn't it. Resistance fiction it is not.