Portal to the Pages

A quick glimpse into my thoughts on various fiction

Into the Darkest Corner – Elizabeth Haynes

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Into the Darkest Corner

Into the Darkest Corner is a dark, intricate, psychological thriller that will give you more than just pause for thought. It deals with a number of weighty topics such as domestic violence, mental illness, and the concept of justice. For that reason it’s probably not a lightweight holiday read, but a fantastic read nonetheless. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fat Girl Fairy Boy – Carol McConkie

Book cover of "Fat Girl Fairy Boy" by Carol McConkie

Fat Girl Fairy Boy

I didn’t know anything about Fat Girl Fairy Boy before I read it, but I felt like I had been reading a lot of sci-fi and fantasy books lately and wanted something set in our world for a change. This really helped to remind me that a good book doesn’t necessarily have to be in a fantastical setting for me to enjoy it!
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The Cat’s Table – Michael Ondaatje

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The Cat’s Table

This is a book that I was quite looking forward to reading as it had received a lot of strong, positive feedback from numerous credible sources. It was also a present from my dad and, as I’ve mentioned before, he rarely steers me wrong. Read the rest of this entry »

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