Monthly Archives: November 2017

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

  My Review: Sing, Unburied, Sing is a beautifully written, character driven, heartfelt novel that takes place in the steamy Mississippi Gulf Coast.  The story is about a young black girl, Leonie who has two children, Jojo who is thirteen and … Continue reading

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Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

My Review:   If you missed the release of Lilac Girls, now is the time to buy the paperback.  It is historical fiction based on true and harrowing events during World War II.  For me, the Holocaust has always been … Continue reading

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The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk

  My Review: I really enjoyed this short but dense book, The Red-Haired Woman written by Turkish Nobel Prize winning author Orhan Pamuk.  In the 1980s, a teenage, fatherless boy is an apprentice to Master Mahmut, a well digger.  They dig … Continue reading

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The Boyfriend Swap by Meredith Schorr

My Review: If you are looking for an escape this holiday season The Boyfriend Swap by Meredith Schorr is just what you need!  So Robyn is a teacher and she is dating an actor.  Her family would like her to meet a … Continue reading

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Sourdough by Robin Sloan

My Review: Sourdough by Robin Sloan is perfect blend of culinary secrets and technological experiments.  Lois is a programmer who spends her endless days writing code and programming a robot arm.  She resorts to drinking a Slurry (an unappealing nutritional concoction) … Continue reading

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White Fur by Jardine Libaire

My Review: The more I think about this novel, the more I love White Fur.  It’s the 1980s and Elise, a school dropout and recently homeless young girl is living in New Haven with a friend she met on the … Continue reading

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