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