I’ve wanted to get my hands on this book for quite some time and the Clutch 2013 reading group on Goodreads gave me the shove I needed.  Wench is the four-part story of Lizzie, Reenie, Sweet, and Mawu.  They are more than wenches.  In the beginning, before the novel really starts, Perkins-Valdez depicts the change … Continue reading “Wench”

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge Day 7 – Fave Secondary Character

Mawu was the character that broke the sanity of the beginning if this novel. Slave women that accompany their masters on a retreat to Tawawa House. The seediness of this novel made me so mad, but the arrival of Mawu made the other slave women think of freedom for the first time.  She was strong … Continue reading “#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge Day 7 – Fave Secondary Character”

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 5

Day 5 – A historical fiction: Historical fiction is a genre I usually enjoy reading so I thought it would be easy to choose something from my shelves.  Well it really took time.  In the end, I decided on Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez.  This controversial novel definitely got people talking.  I remember reading some rich blog … Continue reading “#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 5”