This Lullaby ~ Sarah Dessen

Rating: 3/5 While entertaining, This Lullaby was not as fulfilling as Just Listen. My second Dessen novel (but not my last!) I was expecting a formulaic approach, heavy topics, and romance that I got from Just Listen. There was that, but nothing that stood out as novel. Remy, our main character, is classicly avoiding relationships … Continue reading This Lullaby ~ Sarah Dessen

Sea Prayer ~ Khaled Hosseini

Rating:4/5 After seeing this book blasted all over the place, I was shocked by how short it actually was. It's like a picture book poem. That doesn't make it any less important, but I was surprised. Hosseini portrays the refugee crisis in such an emotionally moving way. Despite the despair that fills the crisis, the … Continue reading Sea Prayer ~ Khaled Hosseini

Three Apples Fell from the Sky ~ Narine Abgaryan

Rating:3/5 Three Apples Fell from the Sky follows an Armenian woman named Anatolia through various parts of her life, and the life of the town. You may be thinking to yourself, towns don't live lives. This one seems to. This is magical realism on par with the writing style of One Hundred Years of Solitude, … Continue reading Three Apples Fell from the Sky ~ Narine Abgaryan