Books are often a reflection of an author's experience; you could hear Igharo's voice come through her characters as they addressed different struggles they faced as human beings and also as people of color. I found her ability to create a social discourse around race, in what I would have assumed to be a simple and fluffy read, tasteful, thoughtful, and skilled.
Tag: Current Lit
Book Review: When We Were Birds
Both a ghost story and a love story, this tale opens your eyes to modern takes on folklore while reminding you that generational guilt and familial responsibility are alive and well in every culture.
Book Review: Normal People
Is it possible to be fully engrossed by a novel and still dislike the story?
Book Review: Speak
This review does not do Laurie Halse Anderson's novel any justice.
Book Review: Anxious People
Fredrik Backman gets life in a way many modern writers seem to miss.