Foreword Reviews

Aimee Jodoin, Book Reviewer

A former editor at Foreword Reviews, Aimee Jodoin now lives the library life in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She prefers to be surrounded by books of the contemporary literary and science fiction variety; her favorite authors are Haruki Murakami, Zadie Smith, Karen Russell, and Kazuo Ishiguro, though progressive debut novels are what truly give her joy. Her interests both in and out of books include feminism, healthy living, environmental sustainability, and cats. She is currently—perpetually—writing a novel, of course.

Book Review

Grace for Grace

by Aimee Jodoin

Its stories united by themes of finding a home, "Grace for Grace" is poetic and avante garde. Steve De Jarnatt’s short story collection "Grace for Grace" pairs imaginative literary language with flawed characters in obscure situations.... Read More

Book Review

Time's Musicians

by Aimee Jodoin

Time’s Musicians is a suspenseful novel whose characters search for redemption, hoping to solve long-standing mysteries. In Mark Paul Oleksiw’s psychological thriller Time’s Musicians, a comic book writer and a retired therapist... Read More

Book Review

Opposable

by Aimee Jodoin

Kirk E. Hammond’s science fiction series start off "Opposable" is gory and campy in all the best ways, with captivating characters to boot. Kirk E. Hammond’s science fiction adventure "Opposable" is a punk rock road trip novel... Read More

Book Review

Freedom Dues

by Aimee Jodoin

Enlivened by captivating historical details, "Freedom Dues" is a riveting coming-of-age love story. Steeped in thorough research, Indra Zuno’s historical novel "Freedom Dues" concentrates on indentured servants in eighteenth-century... Read More

Book Review

The Goddess Twins

by Aimee Jodoin

Yodassa Williams’s "The Goddess Twins" is an impressive, commanding novel about black girl magic. A few days before their eighteenth birthday, strange things begin to happen to twins Arden and Aurora. Their mother flies to London for a... Read More

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