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Margarita Montimore’s ‘Oona Out of Order’ Brilliantly Reflects on What It Means to Let Life Unfold
Reviewed By Maria Chance Sep 29th, 2020 4:11 am

But there was a freedom in making mistakes, feeling broken, falling into the void, and then climbing out. A freedom in letting go, setting aside, moving on.” — Margarita Montimore, Oona Out of Order Margarita Montimore’s Oona Out of Order is not yo...

Elton John Candidly Dazzles with One and Only Autobiography, ‘Me’
Reviewed By Maria Chance Jun 30th, 2020 7:33 pm

Few artists can boast a repertoire quite like Sir Elton John’s, one that fills his prolific autobiography from cover to cover, one that would leave hardly any room for breath if it were verbally narrated. Me is replete with anecdotes spanning a caree...

Markus Zusak Highlights the Importance of Rhetoric in ‘The Book Thief’
Reviewed By Maria Chance Jun 19th, 2020 10:52 pm

It didn’t take very much for Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief to take permanent residence at the top of my favorite books. Though the Harry Potter series has been the crowning monarch on that list, after many years, it has opened the door to its palace...

Review of Songs in Ursa Major
Reviewed By Maria Chance Jul 21st, 2021 12:39 am

Jane was no longer aware of what her hands were doing, but somehow they kept playing. The song filled the room like water, suspending them, weightless, as they watched each other. Jane knew the moment the music ended, gravity would return.” — Emma B...