Month: September 2022

  • Black Tide by KC Jones

    Book cover for Black Tide by KC Jones, with a car on the beach with scattered small impact craters, next to a dark ocean.

    Black Tide by K.C. Jones My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Oregon Coast becomes the site for a spectacular and unexpected meteor shower, followed by a grueling struggle to survive by two people already struggling to survive their day-to-day lives. I grew to care about these characters as their story unfolds over an action-packed…

  • Girls From the County by Donna Lynch

    Girls from the County by Donna Lynch poetry collection on black tabletop with sticker

    Girls From the County by Donna Lynch My rating: 5 of 5 stars Haunting, heartbreaking, and highly accomplished. The razor-sharp poems in Donna Lynch’s latest collection mix the real and all-too-common with folklore as powerful commentary about the dangers women face, most often from men, but occasionally from themselves, too, especially while dealing with the…