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Degrees of Separation

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout is another gripping novel by an excellent writer. If you have read her previous novel My Name is Lucy Barton, you will certainly appreciate this continuation of the characters in that book. This story … Continue reading

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A Child’s Eyes

The Book of Emma Reyes by Emma Reyes is a memoir of letters written by the late Colombian painter. Emma was raised in abject poverty by a woman who eventually abandoned Emma and her older sister. They ended-up in a … Continue reading

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Hidden Truths

What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Leslie Nneka Arimah is a short story collection by an author who is originally from the UK and lived in Nigeria Her unique stories are harsh and told in … Continue reading

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Children Will Listen

God Help the Child is Toni Morrison’s most recent novel. Ever since I read Song of Solomon in college, Morrison has been an author whose work I highly admire. This novel is hard and raw and truthful in so many … Continue reading

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Abuse in Carolina

Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison is an emotional, semi-autobiographical story focusing on the issue of child abuse. Told from the perspective of a young, fatherless girl nicknamed “Bone”, the story is deeply disturbing, but so well written that … Continue reading

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