The Miniaturist is the story of eighteen year old Nella who’s marriage to Johannes Brandt has been arranged due to her family’s drastic money problems. Johannes is a very wealthy merchant from Amsterdam and he is twice her age. Arriving in her new home, Nella, a simple girl from the countryside, is greeted with indifference and […]
I picked up Forty Acres by Dwayne Alexander Smith, while browsing on Amazon. After reading the premise of the novel I was immediately intrigued and wanted to know more about it. So September started with a bang! I definitely made the right decision. Forty Acres, is about a young upcoming African-American Civil Rights lawyer who gets […]
I hate expecting great things from a novel but as every page gets turned I feel a little let down. Ruby, not at all what I expected, is Cynthia Bond’s debut novel that explores the life of an African-American woman called Ruby Bell, who has mentally and physically broken down from plenty of neglect and abuse […]
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 […]
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