After the Fall

The tea was getting cold. Peter scowled at the liquid in the porcelain cup for a good three minutes before calling his wife. “Arlette, my tea’s gone cold. Get me a new one, and hurry this time,” he ordered. Arlette smiled and took the cup obediently, then sighed as soon as the kitchen door shut […]

Book Review: Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Wither, the first novel in Lauren DeStefano’s Chemical Garden Trilogy, is a dystopian tale of arranged marriage and secret love. There is a healthy dose of disturbing details in this book also, but it is very elegantly and eloquently written. (I’m going to take this opportunity to issue a SPOILER ALERT, just in case!) In a […]