With summer rapidly approaching, and the last cold spell of spring seemingly past, I wanted to run through the five books I’m most anticipating being released June through September.
A debut collection of eight surreal stories, Her Body and Other Parties examines the emotional toll of gendered violence upon female interiority.
A smart and subversive take on the romance novel, The Pisces injects existential angst into a fantastical tale about a PhD student’s mythical love affair.
Eerie and atmospheric, Ghost Wall brings to the surface a teenager’s repressed resentment toward her patriarchal father.
In April I’ll continue to focus on reading LGBT fiction, while also starting to selectively make my way through the longlist of the Women’s Prize for Fiction.
This month I participated in Reading Ireland Month 2019 and read an eclectic bunch of LGBT novels, contemporary and classic.
Compelling and cool, Conversations with Friends places millennial malaise and an unexpected love affair against the backdrop of summertime Dublin. Continue reading “on conversations with friends”