Browsing Tag

Debut Fiction

  • Lists, Reviews

    Debut Fiction, 2015

    Quite honestly, January is made for lists. This list is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. 10. The Book of Speculation // Erika Swyler “A beautifully crafted and hand-illustrated debut novel…

  • Personal, Reviews

    Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

    Hannah Kent’s novel is stunning, almost unfairly so given it’s her debut novel. ‘Burial Rites’ is the sophisticated, yet simple telling of Agnes Magnúsdóttir’s story. She was the last woman executed in…

  • Reviews

    The Rathbones by Janice Clark

    If Tim Burton collaborated with Charles Addams to rewrite and combine The Odyssey and Moby-Dick, you would get ‘The Rathbones’. Janice Clark’s singular debut, a gothic adventure novel set in New England,…

  • Reviews

    Godforsaken Idaho by Shawn Vestal

    It is possible that Dorothy Parker once said ‘The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity’. Dorothy Parker was a wise woman. She also said, rather correctly, ‘I…