Title: A Prayer for TravelersAuthor: Ruchika TomarGenre: Literary FictionPublisher: Riverhead BooksSource: eARC via NetGalleyLength: 351 pPublishing Date: 9 July 2019 Let it be her inside. Not Penny and a half-naked stranger, or worse than the stranger. The sandman lurking in the hallway, primed for his revenge. I'm diverging from my normal types of book reviews that are [...]
Title: The Vanishing Season (The Collector Book 4)Author: Dot HutchinsonGenre: ThrillerPublisher: Thomas & MercerSource: eARC via NetGalleyLength: 320 pPublishing Date: 21 May 2019 Sometimes we only recognize our limits once we've passed them When eight-year-old Brooklyn Mercer goes missing, FBI Agents Eliza Sterling and Brandon Eddison--both part of the Crimes Against Children team--try not to take the [...]
The idea that you can simultaneously be too much and not enough is an undercurrent throughout the body of Baird's work: too much, when she wants to be open and honest about her sexuality and rape but not enough to fit in with the cool girls and "feminist bros" that, while personified in the academic experience.