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 [...]

Going Back To Historical Fiction!

Going Back To Historical Fiction!

I recently noticed that I wasn't enjoying my books as much as I used to, and I couldn't figure out why. I'm reading books that come highly recommended or reviewed, but they just aren't resonating with me. After some reflection, I think I have realized the problem: I have veered too far and for too [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]