Book Reviews

Book Review | Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi

Genre : Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Magical RealismDate Published : March 5, 2019Publisher : Riverhead Books I was first introduced to Helen Oyeyemi during my junior year of undergrad in a course titled โ€œThe Novel and its Secrets.โ€ We read a short story from her collection, What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, and I knew… Continue reading Book Review | Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi

Book Reviews

Book Review | Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

Genre : Magical Realism, HorrorDate Published : October 3, 2017Publisher : Graywolf Press For my first ever book review for Sister Shelf, I decided to review a short story collection that means a lot to me: Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado. I first picked up this collection in October 2018, right around the time I was getting… Continue reading Book Review | Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado