Behold the Dreamers


Book Reviews, ReadSoulLit

The immigrant story has been the central theme to quite a lot of contemporary novels these past few years.  The release of Imbolo Mbue’s Behold the Dreamers may have first been perceived as another typical immigrant story to join all the others, but actually it’s much more. I was sent a Net Galley uncorrected proof […]

January 13, 2017

Fever


Book Club, Book Reviews

Saturday I met with my book club to discuss, Fever by Mary Beth Keane.  Fever takes the reader to the turn of the twentieth century in New York.  There we follow the life of Mary Mallon, alias Typhoid Mary.  She was a carrier of typhoid although she was never sick with it.  It was believed […]

November 30, 2015

Americanah


Book Reviews

Chimamanda! Chimamanda! Did I say Chimamanda! Ah Americanah swept me off my feet and has had me deep in reflection for the past 3 weeks.  That hasn’t happened to me in quite some time after finishing a book.  I found myself rereading passages after I’d finished it. I couldn’t get enough. Americanah is Adichie’s third […]

March 10, 2014