Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García MárquezMy rating: 3 of 5 stars I can’t find the cover of the edition I read on GoodReads, so here is a picture of the cover, which shows the painting The Well of Toledo by Mexican painter Diego Rivera: I read this for the 2019 Back toContinue reading “Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude”

6 Great Standalone Fantasy Novels

Inspired by this post, here’s my own list. I just reviewed Declare, so I’m using this post to look back at less recent books I loved. I will stick to recommending one book per author for the main post, but I want to give an honorable mention to Deerskin by Robin McKinley and Haroun & the Sea ofContinue reading “6 Great Standalone Fantasy Novels”


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