Book Review of Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Since I’m a little late to the Little Fires party, I wondered what I could possibly say about this book that hasn’t already been said. Yet, I still felt compelled to give my opinion anyway. For those who are unfamiliar… Read more

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Book Review

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s early 1900s in rural West Florida and Janie Crawford is a light-skinned African American sixteen year old when we first meet her. She lives… Read more

Review of No One Ever Asked by Katie Ganshert

No One Ever Asked centers around two Missouri school district residents – impoverished South Fork and affluent Crystal Ridge. When South Fork loses its accreditation, it becomes necessary for many of its students to transfer to Crystal Ridge. The push… Read more

Review of Small Blessings by Martha Woodroof

Review of Light Remains by A. C. Fuller

Light Remains is a very brief book (73 pages), containing three short stories: Can You Hear Me Now? Celebrity-Prayers.Net The Last Day on Earth of Zelta Jones, Starwoman I found each of these stories to be incredibly unique, well written… Read more

Spotlight on Honeysuckle Holiday by Kathleen M. Jacobs

    Paperback: 136 pages Publisher: Little Creek Books (May 11, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 1939289904 ISBN-13: 978-1939289902   ABOUT THE BOOK: Honeysuckle Holiday centers on the life of twelve-year-old protagonist, Lucy. It takes place in the south, in the late 1960s. Lucy struggles internally… Read more

Review of Life After by Katie Ganshert

It’s been one full year since Autumn Manning survived Tragedy on the Tracks and she’s still struggling to figure out why she was the only survivor of the fateful Chicago train bombing. When Autumn begins receiving letters from the twelve-year-old… Read more

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 Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

Felix Phillips is still mourning the death of his wife and three-year-old daughter. At least he still has his job as the Artistic Director at the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. That is until he’s undermined and given the boot by a… Read more

Review of Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

Vinegar Girl is a retelling of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. In this version, we meet Kate Battista, who is in her late twenties, never married and taking care of her unappreciative widowed father and teenage sister. She’s discouraged… Read more