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”