Over the past year, I’ve been slowly but steadily making my way through Postal, a crime series. I picked up because the completed series is
The Synopsis Gripping and moving, She Wears the Mask is a novel about two women from two very different worlds, both burdened with secrets from
The Synopsis Although best known as a poet and pioneer of the Harlem Renaissance movement, Langston Hughes proves himself one of modern literature’s most revered
The Synopsis Precious Jones, an illiterate sixteen-year-old, has up until now been invisible: invisible to the father who rapes her and the mother who batters
A hard hitting story of a family struggling to come to terms with the past as their lives take an unexpected turn. The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls explores what happens when the facade of a family revered by friends and neighbors shatters.
A mini review of three historical fiction novels. There is a Pulitzer Prize winning story set in pre-Civil War Virginia, a family drama set during the Nigerian War, and a coming of age tale set in Mississippi during the Civil Right Movement.