Tuesday, April 24, 2018

True Vine by Beth Macy

Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South

Very interesting.

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Newell

Then She Was Gone: A Novel by [Jewell, Lisa]

Started out extremely strong, but then seemed rather patched together.

Review copy provided by publisher.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

The Cooking Gene by Michael Twitty

The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South

Fabulous--a really interesting meld of cooking, history, genealogy, and reflections on race.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

After Anna by Lisa Scottoline

After Anna by [Scottoline, Lisa]

So on the one hand, it was extremely engaging. On the other hand, the plot, in retrospect, is a bit much.

Review copy provided by publisher.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

Every Note Played by [Genova, Lisa]

This book was excellent; I am rarely as moved by a novel as I was by this one. Recommended.

Review copy provided by publisher.

Monday, April 02, 2018

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