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Weekly update – Jan 26, 2020

Books I read: My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell – You can read my full review here, but the short version is that I loved this book and thought it was perfectly written. It’s not often that I finish a book and think that the author achieved their goal perfectly without me wanting to […]

Review: My Dark Vanessa

CW: Rape & sexual assault, abuse, child abuse/pedophilia This book was disturbing and uncomfortable, but also compellingly readable. It did not feel like a “first novel,” and Russell certainly does not come across as a debut author. Writing this book took time, enough time to get it right.  Even though Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita is heavily referenced, My Dark […]


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