The Color Purple by Alice Walker Book Review

The Color Purple by Alice Walker My rating: 5 of 5 stars What could I possibly say about The Color Purple that hasn’t already been said? I’ve seen the movie several times, but had never read the book. The Great… Read more

Review of The Orphan Mother by Robert Hicks

  The Orphan Mother reintroduces Robert Hicks’s The Widow of the South’s Mariah Reddick and Carrie McGavock – a book I have not yet read. In this new book, it’s 1867, the war is over and slaves are slowing trying to… Read more

Review of Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

What can I possibly say about this book that hasn’t already been said? I have not yet seen the movie, preferring to read a book first whenever it’s available. I received an email alert about a freebie promo and decided… Read more

Review of The Kennedy Autopsy by Jacob Hornberger

President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was one of the most popular presidents in American history. He also made more than a few enemies while in office. Although his assassination occurred in 1963, speculation regarding the circumstances of his death still persists… Read more

Review of The Yankee Club by Michael Murphy

It’s 1933 and a national catastrophe is about to go down in Queens, NY.  A famous mystery writer, Jake Donovan, who was traveling from Florida to seek inspiration for his new novel, suddenly found himself in the midst of a… Read more

Review of Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

The Orphan Train is a poignant and thought-provoking story that reveals the atrocities that were committed by the Children’s Aid Society, in the 1920s. This society felt as if they were doing a great service for orphaned children by removing them… Read more