THE KITCHEN HOUSE-KATHLEEN GRISSOM REVIEW

SO I AM SO LATE ON THIS REVIEW AND I PROMISE I HAVE REASONS AS TO WHY Okay. So I was working on a short story for the literary journal through my school, and it ended up being around twenty pages long and there was so much editing and general work that needed to be … Continue reading THE KITCHEN HOUSE-KATHLEEN GRISSOM REVIEW

NIGHT-ELIE WIESEL REVIEW

I never realized how much historical fiction I read until I started doing this challenge. The book that I read today was Night by Elie Wiesel. This book is an autobiographical retelling taking place during World War II, during the height of the Holocaust and tells the experience of Elie and his father as they … Continue reading NIGHT-ELIE WIESEL REVIEW

THE DAY THE FALLS STOOD STILL-CATHY MARIE BUCHANAN REVIEW

The Day The Falls Stood Still.  What to say about this book. This book starts up in the point of view of sixteen year old Bess, who is the daughter of the former directer of the Niagara Falls power company. She is forced to come home from school, and has to learn to live without … Continue reading THE DAY THE FALLS STOOD STILL-CATHY MARIE BUCHANAN REVIEW

THE KITCHEN GOD’S WIFE-AMY TAN REVIEW

Have you ever read a book that basically changed your entire opinion on something or someone? That's essentially what this book does, both literally and figuratively. Pearl and her mother, Winnie, are both keeping secrets from each other. When Winnie's lifelong friend, Helen, threatens to expose the secrets she has helped keep from her daughter, then … Continue reading THE KITCHEN GOD’S WIFE-AMY TAN REVIEW

BETWEEN SHADES OF GRAY-RUTA SEPETYS REVIEW

“Have you ever wondered what a human life is worth? That morning, my brother's was worth a pocket watch.” ― Ruta Sepetys, Between Shades of Gray Welcome to month two of my 365(technically 366) book a day reading challenge! The book that I read today was Between Shades of Gray, a historical fiction novel centered around … Continue reading BETWEEN SHADES OF GRAY-RUTA SEPETYS REVIEW

THE COMMONER-JOHN BURNHAM SCHWARTZ REVIEW

“Men had suddenly become a scarce commodity, if not quite as sought after as rice.” ― John Burnham Schwartz, The Commoner We are officially wrapping up the end of January with a book that I was pleasantly surprised by. The commoner is the story of the young woman Haruko and how she becomes the first … Continue reading THE COMMONER-JOHN BURNHAM SCHWARTZ REVIEW

AND ONLY TO DECIEVE-TASHA ALEXANDER REVIEW

“Beastly of him to die before you realized he might be fascinating.” ― Tasha Alexander, And Only to Deceive I have to say that I think joining the Around the Year in 52 Books Goodreads group has been one of the best decisions I've made there so far. Not only is it absolutely FILLED with … Continue reading AND ONLY TO DECIEVE-TASHA ALEXANDER REVIEW