Author: Nova Ren Suma

Book Review: The Walls Around Us

Posted September 14, 2017 by Kara in book review, Kara / 0 Comments
Book Review: The Walls Around Us

Okay, that’s it. I am done. This is my third Nova Ren Suma novel and it’s time for me to admit that her books just don’t work for me. I love her writing, I love her storytelling, and this book was completely a 5 star for me until I got to the damn ending. She always fucks me with the endings. And it’s just a shame, because atmosphere is such an important part of a novel for me, and there is no other author that excels more at writing atmosphere than this one. But it all falls apart for me more »

Book Review: The Walls Around Us

Posted January 26, 2015 by Kara in book review / 3 Comments
Book Review: The Walls Around Us

Very few writers can pull off once what Nova Ren Suma does again and again.  Suma pushes limits.  No, she doesn’t push them – that’s not quite right.  Suma has gone so far past the limits that she can’t even see them anymore.  She breaks new ground with each new release, topping herself, breaking her own record again and again.  Hers is some of my favorite writing.  Her blend of paranormal and magical realism and gritty and ugly characters – that’s the stuff I live for. The Walls Around Us is a heartbreaking read.  It wasn’t easy, being exposed to more »

Forgotten Fridays: Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma

Posted June 20, 2014 by Kara in book review, forgotten fridays / 3 Comments
Forgotten Fridays: Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma

  Welcome to Forgotten Fridays. This mission of this feature is, twice a month, to review books that are more than a year old. And we review them TOGETHER! Most reviews have minor spoilers because it is hard to block them out in a back and forth dialogue about a book. So keep that in mind when reading, though we do try to not mention anything that would ruin a book for anyone.    Lyn: Next time Jessie gives me a look like this, she owes me tissues. Jessie, cause you bitches made me: Whoa there, what now? I did nothing? more »