Top Picks in Historical Fiction 2017

Homegoing (2016) by Yaa Gyasi is a beautifully written story that travels through time from the villages of Ghana to the United States following a family lineage and exploring heavy topics of slavery, rape, coal mining, and so much more. Gyasi's novel blew me away, and filled me with an overabundence of emotions. If I … Continue reading Top Picks in Historical Fiction 2017

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Saga Volume 2 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

This second installment in the Saga series takes us back in time to when Marko and Alana met, and how their star-crossed romance blossomed. We also shuttle through space in a rocketship from a tree, and meet Hazel's grandparents, Marko's parents who are initially disgusted and surprised that he's chosen to marry outside of their … Continue reading Saga Volume 2 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Q & A with Michele Swiderski, author of A Joyful Life

Q&A with author Michèle Swiderski: What prompted you to write a book about your experience battling depression? My most recent healing experience from depression and generalized anxiety was unique. I felt I had stumbled onto a huge secret that I was compelled to share with the world. I had been through bouts of depression before … Continue reading Q & A with Michele Swiderski, author of A Joyful Life

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Jack Tiffany and Jack Thorne

Date Completed: 10/1/2016 Rating: meh I had a really hard time getting anywhere with this book. In fact, to be honest, I didn't hardly read it at all. So much of the storyline just felt like a cop-out in that they took whole scenes from J.K. Rowling's books and reorganized them for the play. I … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Jack Tiffany and Jack Thorne