The Help by Kathryn Stockett book review

The Plot Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would normally find solace with her beloved maid Constantine, the woman who raised her, but Constantine… Continue reading The Help by Kathryn Stockett book review

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Mesilla by Robert James Russell book review

The Plot 1863, New Mexico Territory. Shot full of holes and on the run from the relentless pursuit of his one-time friend now intent on retribution, Confederate deserter Everett Root finds himself navigating the brutal desert headed to the town of Mesilla, where he believes salvation lies. But when Everett stumbles on a cache of… Continue reading Mesilla by Robert James Russell book review

Sea of Trees by Robert James Russell book review

The Plot An American college student, and his Japanese girlfriend Junko traverse the Aokigahara Forest in Japan-infamous as one of the world's top suicide destinations-in search of evidence of Junko's sister Izumi who disappeared there a year previous. As the two follow clues and journey deeper into the woods amid the eerily quiet and hauntingly… Continue reading Sea of Trees by Robert James Russell book review

To Capture What We Cannot Keep: A Novel by Beatrice Colin book review

The Plot (as taken from GoodReads ) In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and Émile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above Paris, France--a moment of pure possibility. But back on firm ground, their vastly different social strata become clear. Cait is a widow who because of her precarious financial situation is forced to chaperone… Continue reading To Capture What We Cannot Keep: A Novel by Beatrice Colin book review

The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch #1) by Rin Chupeco book review

The Plot *** as taken from GoodReads*** When Tea accidentally resurrects her brother from the dead, she learns she is different from the other witches in her family. Her gift for necromancy means that she’s a bone witch, a title that makes her feared and ostracized by her community. But Tea finds solace and guidance with… Continue reading The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch #1) by Rin Chupeco book review