Review: Everything is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee

I'm not going to lie, but it's been a long while since I read this book. This review will likely be a "mini" review, but I'm going to do my best but it was sooooo good! The story follows Miranda and Lucia, Chinese-American sisters who are very different from one another. It is a story … Continue reading Review: Everything is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee

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Review: Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

TW: rape/sexual assault Anatomy of a Scandal follows several characters embroiled in a political scandal. Sophie's husband James works closely with the prime minister, but he's been accused of a crime. Kate, the lawyer assigned to prosecute him, is certain he is guilty. All of this also somehow links back to Holly, a young student … Continue reading Review: Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

Review: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

I have never read a Jesmyn Ward book before this one. I've always intended to, but never quite gotten around to it, so I was really happy when I was approved for this one through Netgalley.┬áSing, Unburied,┬áSing has a lot going on, and I really appreciated Ward's writing style, prose, and the perceptions her characters … Continue reading Review: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Review: Hum if You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais

Hum If You Don't Know the Words is written by white South African writer Bianca Marais. Set during apartheid, the book opens in the days leading up to the Soweto student uprising, in which black schoolchildren are attacked and killed by the police while protesting the school curriculum. After the uprising, Robin, a 9-year-old white … Continue reading Review: Hum if You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais