Queen Sugar ~ Natalie Baszile

Rating: 8/10 I loved this story. Baszile keeps the pace quick and her writing witty. Queen Sugar is the story of Charley and her family. The story starts when she receives an inheritance of a cane farm from her father and shows a contemporary picture of cane farming and a Southern lifestyle. Baszile discusses the … Continue reading Queen Sugar ~ Natalie Baszile

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The Princess Diarist ~ Carrie Fisher

Rating: 6/10 Oh, boy. I've been seeing and hearing about this book everywhere, so I was excited to pick it up. I love memoirs, I love Star Wars, I thought I'd be interested in what Fisher has to say. However, Fisher focused almost exclusively on her affair with Harrison Ford. I thought this was long … Continue reading The Princess Diarist ~ Carrie Fisher

How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child ~ Sandra Uwiringiyimana

Rating: 10/10 A memoir from Sandra's perspective, How Dare the Sun Rise is the story of Uwiringiyimana's childhood in a war torn country and her family's immigration to the United States as refugees. Uwiringiyimana grew up in the DR of Congo and later moved to Rwanda as a refugee, ultimately emigrating to the us. She … Continue reading How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child ~ Sandra Uwiringiyimana