The Paris Library- Book Review

The Paris Library- Book Review

By: Janet Skeslien Charles My Goodreads Review: 3/5 stars Summary: There are two settings used in The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles. Most of the book is set in Paris before and during World War II, through the perspective of Odile, a book-loving librarian who works at the American Library in Paris.   The secondary [...]

A Thousand Ships – Book Review

A Thousand Ships – Book Review

By: Natalie Haynes A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes is my third book from the list of nominees for the Women's Prize for Fiction. I've also read and reviewed Dominicana and Girl, Woman, Other. My brief summary: This book follows the aftermath of the Trojan War, solely from the perspective of the women involved.  Each [...]

Girl, Woman, Other – Book Review

Girl, Woman, Other – Book Review

By: Bernardine Evaristo “I’m not a victim, don’t ever treat me like a victim, my mother didn’t raise me to be a victim.” Girl, Woman, Other is a compilation of 12 stories about 12 women who have lived or live in England.  These are not 12 independent short stories; each chapter relates to the other, [...]

Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020 Finalists

Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020 Finalists

The Women's Prize for Fiction is administered by The Women's Prize Trust, a UK-based charity that supports women writers worldwide. The Women's Prize for Fiction is one of the most notable literary awards in the world.  This organization also helps women gain access to many books by offering free resources online and in stores.   I [...]