Book Review: The Lost Village

THE LOST VILLAGE | Camilla Sten03.23.2021 | Minotaur BooksRating: 4.5/5 stars Documentary filmmaker Alice Lindstedt has been obsessed with the vanishing residents of the old mining town, dubbed “The Lost Village,” since she was a little girl. In 1959, her grandmother’s entire family disappeared in this mysterious tragedy, and ever since, the unanswered questions surrounding … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Village

November Wrap Up

Read:The Resemblance by Lauren Nossett 4⭐Lord of the Fly Fest by Goldy Moldavsky 3.5⭐They Drown Our Daughters by Katrina Monroe 3⭐(🎧)The Hacienda by Isabel Canas 3.5⭐Dead Flip by Sara Farizan 4⭐Fairy Tale by Stephen King 3⭐Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV 4⭐The Godmother by Barbie Latzu Nadeau 3.5⭐(🎧)It Rides A Pale Horse … Continue reading November Wrap Up

Book Review: The Godmother

THE GODMOTHER | Barbie Latza Nadeau 09.06.2022 | Penguin Books Rating: 3.5/5 stars For as long as it has gripped our imaginations, the Mafia has been tied to an ingrained image of masculinity. We read about "made men," "wiseguys," and "goodfellas" leading criminal organizations whose culture prizes machismo, with women as ancillary and often-powerless characters: … Continue reading Book Review: The Godmother

Book Review: The Hacienda

THE HACIENDA | Isabel Cañas 05.03.2022 | Berkley Rating: 3.5/5 stars In the overthrow of the Mexican government, Beatriz’s father is executed and her home destroyed. When handsome Don Rodolfo Solórzano proposes, Beatriz ignores the rumors surrounding his first wife’s sudden demise, choosing instead to seize the security his estate in the countryside provides. But … Continue reading Book Review: The Hacienda