Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy @DavidJoy_Author #fiction #southernliterature #gritlit #comingofage #characterdrivenfiction #bookreviewers #bookbloggers

Susanne’s Review: Books like this are the reason I love to read. Character-Driven Fiction that is dark, gritty, realistic, heartbreaking, and utterly compelling, Where All the Light Tends to Go by David Joy, checked every single box. If only all other books were this good. Jacob McNeely lives a shady life. How could he not,Continue reading “Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy @DavidJoy_Author #fiction #southernliterature #gritlit #comingofage #characterdrivenfiction #bookreviewers #bookbloggers”

When these Mountains Burn by David Joy

Susanne’s Review: Drugs run rampant in the mountains of North Carolina.  Such that addiction is the norm and times are troubled.   When Ray Mathis’s son, Ricky gets himself into yet another pickle, Ray does the only thing he can, he rescues his son, just like always.  Ricky, of course, is an addict, therefore a savior,Continue reading “When these Mountains Burn by David Joy”