Mr. Dickens And His Carol by Samantha Silva | Book Review

Mr. Dickens And His Carol by Samantha Silva is just the ticket when you’ve finished listening to Tim Curry narrate A Christmas Carol, have already watched The Muppet Christmas Carol 10 times in December and just need something different. This book does not retell A Christmas Carol. Instead, it imagines the writing of the famous book and […]

The Invention Of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To The Invention Of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd? So, Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life Of Bees came out a REALLY long time ago and I remember reading it right around when it came out. I liked it, but remember basically nothing about it. However, I have read nothing by Kidd […]

America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie | Book Review

America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie has all the promise of excellent reading. It is about a strong woman in history whose story I haven’t yet heard. It is set during a fascinating time period. There is a hint of romance within the jacket copy on the back of the book. By […]

Juba!: A Novel by Walter Dean Myers | Book Review

The thing about Walter Dean Myers’s books is that there is something for everybody. Walter Dean Myers was a prolific writer with books about young adults of color that span a wide variety of genre and situations. Juba!: A Novel is the last book that Myers wrote and for the most part it is a book […]

Cleopatra’s Shadows by Emily Holleman | Book Review

Review + Summary – Cleopatra’s Shadows by Emily Holleman explores the story and motivations of Cleopatra’s sisters Arsinoe and Berenice in her debut novel.

The Tiger Queens by Stephanie Thornton | Book Review

I feel like I have treated The Tiger Queens: The Women Of Genghis Khan by Stephanie Thornton a bit unfairly. You see, I had signed up for a blog tour for this book before I had that one life turning point and so, it took me forever to work up the energy to read this […]