A Time to Kill by John Grisham

Tweet Addition: E-book Genre: Fiction, legal-thriller Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires […]

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Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

Tweet Addition: Review e-book from Netgalley Genre: Historical fiction Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Mattie was never truly mine. That knowledge must have filled me as quickly and surely as the milk from her breasts. Although my family ‘owned’ her, although she occupied the […]

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A Small Part of History by Peggy Elliott

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon: Remarkable. Inspiring. Heartbreaking. In the summer of 1845 Rebecca Springer and her family join the Oregon wagon train in search of land thousands of miles away. It’s a hard and dangerous journey through blizzards and searing heat, over prairies, desert plains and mountains […]

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The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

Tweet Synopsis: The Catcher in Rye is the ultimate novel for disaffected youth, but it’s relevant to all ages. The story is told by Holden Caulfield, a seventeen- year-old dropout who has just been kicked out of his fourth school. Throughout, Holden dissects the ‘phony’ […]

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