Written as a sequel to 2012’s Spin, Catherine McKenzie’s new novella, Spun, checks in with supporting character Amber Sheppard, two years after the last book finished. It’s a story about grief, addiction, and celebrity culture, but I didn’t enjoy it quite as much as its predecessor.
Can we talk for a minute about the terms “chick lit” and “fluff”? I find my irritation feelers raising whenever I hear those words attributed to books. The implied dismissiveness suggests that any story that is light and has any element of romance, and is also written by woman, is not worth taking seriously. Reasonable, […]