REVIEW: Life After Yes by Aidan Donnelley Rowley

Life After Yes by Aidan Donnelley Rowley My rating: 3.5 stars I bought this audiobook on a whim based on a glowing recommendation from a friend when I was looking to step outside my normal box. My friend is very familiar with my reading preferences; thus I was predictably intrigued by the blurb. Life After Yes … Continue reading REVIEW: Life After Yes by Aidan Donnelley Rowley

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REVIEW: The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow

I read The Girl Who Fell From the Sky back in 2010 after finding it randomly as I roamed through a bookstore (back before I had an e-reader).  I was intrigued by the title and the blurb drew me in. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky was a sad and heart-wrenching story. There was a … Continue reading REVIEW: The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow

REVIEW: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

I have never HATED characters so much as I did with Freedom. I got through about 60% and couldn't take it anymore. Very rare for me. Even when I'm not loving a book, if I get beyond the 50% mark, I'll just finish it on principle. Not this time! As for the writing itself, I … Continue reading REVIEW: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

REVIEW: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

I LOVED this book!! Can't recommend it enough. Admittedly, I was a bit wary when it was first released in '09--wondering how a story about Black women could be told with authenticity by someone who was not. There were times that I was incensed and appalled by what Aibileen and Minny endured. Maybe because it … Continue reading REVIEW: The Help by Kathryn Stockett