The Mortifications by Derek Palacio

I was excited to receive this book and couldn’t wait to begin. Unfortunately, I had a very difficult time getting into it. As the daughter of immigrants myself, I was looking forward to reading the story of the Encarnacion family… Read more

Review of Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

Lars Thorvald is a simple man. He’s overweight, balding and not exactly a lady’s man. When he meets and falls in love with Cynthia Hargreaves he’s shocked to find the feelings are mutual. They begin a relationship, get married and… Read more