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 [...]

Exciting New Book Releases for May 2021

Exciting New Book Releases for May 2021

Now that I have completed my spring reading list, I am looking forward to reading some new releases next month! I want to get back into historical fiction novels while also continuing to read some women's literature. Here are some new books I will be adding to my reading list. The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba [...]

Dominicana – Book Review

Dominicana – Book Review

Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 By: Angie Cruz “How many women get to choose who to marry and can truly dictate their own life? As God is my witness, my daughter will have choices.” My summary of the book: Dominicana is a story about a 15-year-old Dominican girl, Ana Cancion, who is [...]

Matchmaking for Beginners – Book Review

Matchmaking for Beginners – Book Review

By: Maddie Dawson Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson is a fun spin on the traditional romance novel. It includes magic, witchery and elements of serendipity. Dawson creates interesting characters that provide enjoyable additions to the story's main plot.  One of the main characters, Aunt Blix, feels she has a special gift that helps her [...]

Float Plan- Book Review

Float Plan- Book Review

By: Trish Doller Float Plan by Trish Doller was a deeper story than I originally anticipated.  The main character, Anna, loses her fiancé, Ben, to suicide.  It was shocking to read and heartbreaking for both Anna and Ben.  Due to this topic's seriousness, Doller includes a warning at the beginning of her book letting her [...]