magical realism

Bottled Goods

Bottled Goods

I received this book as an Advance Reader Copy from Fairlight Books via NetGalley. I was intrigued by the premise of this book: a tale that follows Alina as she grows up in communist Romania and tries to make a life for herself. I enjoy historical fiction, and I have not read much set in Eastern Europe. I was ready to be immersed in a unique plot and different setting. What I was not ready for was the impact that…