The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba – Book Review

The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba – Book Review

By: Chanel Cleeton My Goodreads Review: 4.5/5 Stars “Our lives are not defined by one thing; we are more than the events that happen to us." My Summary: The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba by Chanel Cleeton follows the lives of three women: Grace, Evangelina and Marina, during the Cuban War of Independence from Spain [...]

Pachinko – Book Review

Pachinko – Book Review

By: Min Jin Lee My Goodreads Review: 5/5 Stars “We cannot help but be interested in the stories of people that history pushes aside so thoughtlessly.” My Summary: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee tells the story of a Korean family through four generations, focusing around one woman named Sunja. The story begins in a small [...]

Malibu Rising – Book Review

Malibu Rising – Book Review

By: Taylor Jenkins Reid My Goodreads Review: 4/5 Stars “Our family histories are simply stories. They are myths we create about the people who came before us, in order to make sense of ourselves.” My Summary:Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid tells the story of the Riva family: Mick, June and their four children: Nina, [...]

Can You Hear Me Now? – Book Review

Can You Hear Me Now? – Book Review

By: Celina Caesar-Chavannes My Goodreads Review: 4/5 Stars "...I started to realize that my burden was lessened whenever I used my voice to speak about uncomfortable issues. The heaviness was still there, but I started to understand that the burden of responsibility I was feeling was not a burden at all -- it was an [...]

Get a Life, Chloe Brown – Book Review

Get a Life, Chloe Brown – Book Review

By: Talia Hibbert My Goodreads Review: 3/5 Stars “I started feeling afraid of my own body, like it was a torture chamber I’d been trapped inside.” My Summary: Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert is a story about Chloe Brown, a woman who suffers from a chronic illness called Fibromyalgia. This is an [...]