Reviews / Genre / Coming of Age

Academy Street by Mary Costello

My Review “There was, in her nature, a certain passivity, an acquiescence that was ill-suited to change...

The Road from Gap Creek by...

When Robert Morgan’s novel Gap Creek was published in 1999, it became an Oprah Book Club Selection and an...

A Far Piece to Canaan: by Sam...

    A Far Piece to Canaan is a warm and nostalgic novel from an unexpected source:...

The Call of the Wild by Jack...

‘Deep in the forest a call was sounding, and . . . he felt compelled to turn...

Housekeeping by Marilynne...

Winner of the Pen/Hemingway Award A modern classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger...

Jon Clinch Recommends

In the interview i had with Jon Clinch he recommended books to read and spoke of theses...

The Boar by Joe R. Lansdale

My Review This story takes you into the days of a boys life during the depression era...

All the Earth, Thrown to the...

My Review This novel is Lansdale’s second young adult novel, Boar was his first, it is suitable...

Donald Ray Pollock Recommends...

  This was put together from an interview i had with Donald Ray Pollock >> Here  where...

What Dies in Summer by Tom...

        A riveting Southern Gothic coming-of-age debut by major new talent. “I did what...

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