The Hidden Palace (Hardcover, 2021, Harper) 4 stars

Chava is a golem, a woman made of clay, able to hear the thoughts and …

sometimes stately paced, but worth it

4 stars

Less tidbits of New York Jewish and New York Syrian culture than the previous, but more character development. Certainly Sophia is a more interesting person in this episode. The door is left open for a sequel, but the main conflicts are more or less resolved.