Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens

Have you read Where the Crawdads Sing? Were you as enamored with it as everyone else seems to be? If not, what didn’t you like about it? I’d be interested to hear your thoughts. The Hype Monster is real, folks.

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Book Review: Norwegian Wood, by Haruki Murakami

I’m not sure how I want to talk about this book. I’ve read a number of Murakami’s books, and Norwegian Wood is the most down-to-earth of the bunch. There is none of Murakami’s “typical” magical realism in this one. It is a pretty straightforward story (relatively speaking) about Toru’s coming-of-age and his coming to terms with death and the mental health issues of the girl he loves.