Lincoln in the Bardo ~ George Saunders

Rating: 2/5 I listened to this book on audio, and I have to say, it was weird. I felt like I had no idea what was going on the entire time despite reading the synopsis and hearing someone describe it. That being said, the premise was definitely intriguing. February 1862, and President Lincoln's son Willie … Continue reading Lincoln in the Bardo ~ George Saunders


Family Trust ~ Kathy Wang

Rating: 5/5 I hated the characters, hated the plot, but loved this book. Here's why. This novel focuses on four main characters, Stanley and his ex-wife Linda, and their two children, Kate and Denny, coming together around the concept of a family trust. Through their eyes, we see a myriad of side characters, but we … Continue reading Family Trust ~ Kathy Wang

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes ~ Eleanor Coerr

Rating: 5/5 Sadako is a character I fell in love with. Her enthusiasm for life despite all odds filled me with hope. Sadako is a young girl living in Hiroshima. She is lively and athletic, a runner on her school's racing team. However, she is diagnosed with leukemia, and goes to the hospital for medicine. … Continue reading Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes ~ Eleanor Coerr