#family

Daughter of the House by Rosie Thomas

One word: unexpected. In every what way, unexpected. It took an unexpected amount of time for me to finish this book: fault of a rigorous school semester. It took unexpected turns in unexpected places: although followed the pattern at other points. But the end, the end still has me thinking. I finished the last fifty […]

More

Longbourn by Jo Baker

I am going to preface this review with the clear understanding that the following is my opinion, and my opinion only. Take it as you see fit, ignore it at your own pleasure. The New York Times, The Washington Post, even NPR acclaim this book. I, on the very other hand, criticize this book. To […]

More

Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

The South African apartheid government was a brutal and legal form of racism that reigned over the nation for fifty years. However, racism and hierarchical classification systems had existed from the first conquest in the fifteen hundreds. The confusing and complicated history of South Africa, is, for the most part unknown by many present-day students. […]

More