book review: You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins | five stars as predicted?

You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins read in September 2018 (#ContemporaryAThon) format: hardcover rating: ★★★.5 stars This is a spoiler-free review! Five girls. Three generations. One great American love story. Ranee, worried that her children are losing their Indian culture; Sonia, wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair; Tara, seeking the limelight … More book review: You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins | five stars as predicted?

book review: Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao |non-stop agony

Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Roa read in September 2018 format: audiobook rating: ★★★✩✩ This is a spoiler-free review! When Poornima first meets Savitha, she feels something she thought she lost for good when her mother died: hope. Poornima’s father hires Savitha to work one of their sari looms, and the two girls are quickly … More book review: Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao |non-stop agony

book review: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin |the hype is real!

The Fifth Season (Broken Earth Trilogy, book one) by N.K. Jemisin read in September 2018 format: Kindle rating: ★★★★✩ This is a spoiler-free review! This is the way the world ends. Again. Three terrible things happen in a single day. Essun, a woman living an ordinary life in a small town, comes home to find … More book review: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin |the hype is real!

The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth | 3.25 stars!

The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth read in August 2018 format: hardcover rating: 3.25 stars This is a spoiler-free review! When Cameron Post’s parents die suddenly in a car crash, her shocking first thought is relief. Relief they’ll never know that, hours earlier, she had been kissing a girl. But that relief … More The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth | 3.25 stars!