The Paris Architect Book Review

Every now and then, there is a book whose premise is so interesting that I feel the need to read it right there. Sometimes, it is worth it, and other times, it is not. The former was the case for The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure.  The Paris Architect involves Lucien Bernard, a gentile architectContinue reading “The Paris Architect Book Review”

Book Reviews From the Vault: The Atomic City Girls

I had a lot of mixed reactions while reading The Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard. Find out what elements made me feel this way. Once in a blue moon, there comes a book that is misleading. It directs readers on a different path that the one it promises to go on. However, if theContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: The Atomic City Girls”

The Island of Sea Women Book Review

In my review of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See, I mentioned the concept of how fiction can help connect readers to the facts. For a brief bit, I also discussed that if the author focuses on the facts too much, then it would start sounding like a Master’s Thesis. Not onlyContinue reading “The Island of Sea Women Book Review”

Book Reviews From the Vault: The Polished Hoe

This review of The Polished Hoe by Austin Clarke was one of the quickest that I have ever written. Since I first posted this review, I found out that it has become a play. Stay tuned for a review of that in the future! For all of the books that I have read in myContinue reading “Book Reviews From the Vault: The Polished Hoe”

Before We Were Yours Review

If you were to ask me what one of my favorite books was, I would immediately say Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. I read this book about a year ago, and I loved it the moment I read the first page. It is historical fiction at its best; it creates an emotionally grippingContinue reading “Before We Were Yours Review”