Family dynamics, with a splash of monster madness.
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Intriguing, thought provoking, on family dynamics. It starts out as a slower read and then takes you into a world of fighting for those who don’t have a voice of their own.
It was filled with fascinating and entertaining stories as well as misfortunes and mistakes made along the way. Nothing was overly technical and those of us who aren’t in the buzz – er – biz can easily follow along.
A world full of twists and turns that have you wanting more.
A father and daughter living in the remote Appalachian mountains must reckon with the ghosts of their past in Kimi Cunningham Grant’s These Silent Woods, a mesmerizing novel of suspense.
House of Sticks by Ly Tran, a review by RantingLunatic A haunting memoir of the author’s experience with poverty, this shows the failure of government systems for immigrants in the United States. The overt racism experienced by the author and her family shames me to be an American. This family showed what happens when a […]
Ophie’s Ghosts by Justina Ireland, a review by RantingLunatic The fateful night Ophelia Harrison’s father exercised his right to vote in November 1922 in Jim Crow Georgia changed her life forever – the least of which was her understanding that she could see and speak to ghosts. The remainder of the book takes place in […]
The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris, a review by RantingLunatic I had a hard time getting into this, I would describe it as a “slow-burn narrative.” I would have to say it did not truly grab me until 75-80% into the book. The prologue was ominous, with no names, just a narrative with […]
Mirrorland by Carole Johnstone, a review by RantingLunatic To say this book was a tale of twists and turns would be an understatement. Although at first slow to grip my attention, when that grip finally took hold, it was relentless. A little too much detail into background and childhood did not have a firm hold […]