Tag Archives: life

Heida

By Steinunn Sigurðardóttir ** Publication Date 10 March 2020 ** What caught my eye about this book was the fact that Heida is a sheep farmer. What kept me reading the book was the fascinating story about Heida’s life in Iceland, raising sheep, farming, and fighting against environmental destruction. Heida is a force to be …

Hark

By Sam Lipsyte ** publication date 15 January 2019 ** Based on the description of this book, I had really high expectations for it. I wasn’t disappointed, but it definitely took me a while to get there. Hark is a semi-dystopian tale about a new “messiah.” I say semi-dystopian, because clearly it takes place in …