The Girl From Berlin

Author: Ronald H. Balson The Plot: This historical fiction novel depicts the vibrant life of Ada, who is a young Jewish musician. Ada has big dreams and she thinks nothing will stop her. However, Nazi idealisms and propaganda begin to threaten Ada's way of life. Throughout this powerful, heart-wrenching story of a phenomenal musician trying … Continue reading The Girl From Berlin

Sidney Chambers and The Problem of Evil

Author: James Runcie The Plot: In this third installment of the Grantchester Mysteries series, priest Sidney Chambers find himself in the thick of it, so to speak. He seemingly forgets his duties as a priest of Grantchester and becomes enthralled in the mysteries surrounding the village. In first story in the book, priests are being … Continue reading Sidney Chambers and The Problem of Evil

When You Reach Me

Author: Rebecca Stead The Plot: Everything changes for Miranda when her best friend, Sal, stops speaking to her after being punched by a boy they don't even know. Miranda doesn't even know why Sal was punched or why Sal won't talk to her. Then mysterious, anonymous letters start appearing and a hidden house key belonging … Continue reading When You Reach Me

After The Prophet

Author: Lesley Hazleton The Plot: In this nonfiction novel, author Lesley Hazleton gives voices to the characters behind the Shia-Sunni split. With detailed research, impressive characterization of real life people, and skill of page-turning suspense, this story will invite readers to read of the Shia-Sunni split. Throughout the book, readers will read of Muhammad's reign, … Continue reading After The Prophet

Little Women

Author: Louisa May Alcott The Plot: In this acclaimed novel by Louisa May Alcott, the story narrates a detailed and glorious story of four sisters. These four sisters are raised in a home of love and warmth and their trials and tales make them ready for their adult lives. Motherly Meg is the eldest, independent, … Continue reading Little Women

A Victorian Rose

Author: Catherine Palmer Hello all! My apologizes for being inactive for so long. I have been busy with my academics. Now, onto the review! The Plot: Dr. Baine needs oranges and other fruits to help a sick patient, therefore, he goes to a nearby garden to ask for some of these fruits. Here he finds … Continue reading A Victorian Rose

Book Haul (Autumn 2020)

Hi fellow book lovers! I recently hauled three new books, so I'd thought I'd share. Also, Happy Fall! Okay, let's jump in! Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano First of all, I love the cover and I've been admiring this book for a while. I believe it's about a murder, Sicily, and … Continue reading Book Haul (Autumn 2020)

I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have To Kill You

Author: Ally Carter The Plot: Cammie Morgan has a secret. She's a student of an academy that trains girls to be spies. The Gallagher Academy is run by Cammie's beautiful mother, who is full-fledged spy as well as other teachers who have can educate students on skills that will benefit their spy careers. Cammie excels … Continue reading I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have To Kill You