Review of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Fifteen-year-old Kambili is painfully shy and incredibly sheltered by her overbearing father Eugene. Kambili and her brother Jaja go through their daily lives exactly the way their father dictates that they should – complete with written daily schedules. Behind the… Read more

Review of My Funny Valentine by Barbara Cool Lee

My Funny Valentine is another short story from Barbara Cool Lee about the quirky and appealing characters of Pajaro Bay. This is the second little book I’ve read in this series and I was just as pleased as I was… Read more

Review of The Beautiful Daughters by Nicole Baart

Adrienne (Adri for short) Vogt and Harper Penny met while at college. Distinctly different in looks and personality, they clicked immediately and soon became fast friends. Together, along with Adri’s brother Will, Will’s best friend Jackson and the local rich… Read more

Review of Finding Family by Giacomo Giammattoe

Finding Family is another masterfully crafted story by Giacomo Giammattoe. This novella is a prequel to the series Blood Flows South, but I would  suggest reading, A Bullet For Carlos first. The reason I say that is because, in A Bullet For Carlos, Giacomo Giammattoe introduces Dominic Mangini… Read more