Rating: 2/3. A debut novel bursting with Hawaiian soul, but also important issues about family and society. If you enjoy meaningful fiction with rich description and a mythological core, this is a great book to pick up next.
Rating: 3/3. This debut novel pulses between succulent and sickening. It drops you into the life of a very unusual girl and her father, who use their surreal gifts to cure local humans.
Rating: 2/3. A fantastical celebration of literature! It combines a love of writing with the philosophy of art and belief.
Rating: 3/3. It has a majestic, intricate force to its expression that made me cling to the book in silence for several minutes after finishing it.