The Personal Librarian – Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray

Title: The Personal Librarian Authors: Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Belle Marion Greener has moved to New York City with her mother and siblings in the early 1900’s. She’s trying to look for a job for her to help support her family. Belle is colored but has lighter skin. SheContinue reading “The Personal Librarian – Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray”

The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Heather Morris

Title: The Tattooist of Auschwitz Author: Heather Morris Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Lale Sokolov has surrendered himself to the Nazis so they will spare his family (so they tell them). He’s a Slavic Jew and is taken to Auschwitz in 1942. At first he’s optimistic. Then reality sits in after the first night at theContinue reading “The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Heather Morris”

The Reason – Lacey Sturm

Title: The Reason: How I Discovered a Life Worth Living Author: Lacey Sturm Genre: Memoir, Biography Plot: Lacey Sturm is the former lead singer of rock band Flyleaf. She tells her story of growing up with a single mother and taking care of her younger siblings. Life was never easy with a strict mother andContinue reading “The Reason – Lacey Sturm”

Guest Post – The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Thank you Oli for this incredible book! If you’d like to know more about Oli and her work, check out her review and her website Adventures in Arabic. Title: The Boy who Harnessed the Wind Author: William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer Genre: Biography, Inspirational  Plot: When famine hits Malawi William’s family have to use the $80 that should haveContinue reading “Guest Post – The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind”

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