Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro

As a child, Kathy – now thirty-one years old – lived at Hailsham, a private school in the scenic English countryside where the children were sheltered from the outside world, brought up to believe that they were special and that their well-being was crucial not only for themselves but for the society they would eventually … Continue reading Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro

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Big Little Lies

Okay, folks. I did it. I watched Big Little Lies. And despite my concerns that it would be a not-at-all-relatable, white suburban mum drama, I absolutely loved it. The characters were simply fascinating, and the acting was soooo good, I can definitely see why the series was nominated for - and won - so many awards. Definitely … Continue reading Big Little Lies

Love, Hate & Other Filters, by Samira Ahmed

A searing #OwnVoices coming-of-age debut in which an Indian-American Muslim teen confronts Islamophobia and a reality she can neither explain nor escape--perfect for fans of Angie Thomas, Jacqueline Woodson, and Adam Silvera. American-born seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. There’s the proper one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter: attending a college … Continue reading Love, Hate & Other Filters, by Samira Ahmed

Living Like Audrey: Life Lessons from the Fairest Lady of All, by Victoria Loustalot

Living Like Audrey is a captivating and insightful look at an iconic woman who was an inspiration to many and whose style, personality, and uniqueness inspires generation after generation. Victoria Loustalot (author of This Is How You Say Goodbye) offers a fresh spin on what made Audrey Hepburn so popular on film and off, what … Continue reading Living Like Audrey: Life Lessons from the Fairest Lady of All, by Victoria Loustalot