What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

by Helen Oyeyemi | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9781447399363 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 10/13/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Sunday, October 13, 2019
I got this ex-library hardcover from Better World Books, as it's an upcoming selection for my monthly book group.

Later: I enjoyed most of these stories, though it seems that I missed the bits where they're interconnected - and judging by the book-group discussion I think I liked the book better because I *wasn't* spotting the tie-ins. Anyway, the author has a lovely style that ranges from terse to lyrical, and my favorite tales were evocative and quite inventive. Those included the dark-yet-triumphant fairy-tale-inspired "Drownings" and the hilarious exclusive-university-cliques-inspired "A Brief History of the Homely Wench Society," which features some great stealth-book-swaps and has a very satisfying conclusion.

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at Seaport Blvd (see notes for details) in Boston, Massachusetts USA on Friday, November 15, 2019

Released 3 wks ago (11/15/2019 UTC) at Seaport Blvd (see notes for details) in Boston, Massachusetts USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

I hope to release this book in or near the Trillium Fort Point restaurant just off Seaport Blvd; hope someone enjoys it!

[See other recent releases in MA here.]

*** Released for the 2019 e-less release challenge. ***

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