Review: The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir @AAKnopf

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Esther Ann Hicks--Essie--is the youngest child on Six for Hicks, a reality television phenomenon. She's grown up in the spotlight, both idolized and despised for her family's fire-and-brimstone brand of faith. When Essie's mother, Celia, discovers that Essie is pregnant, she arranges an emergency meeting with the show's producers: Do they sneak Essie out of …

February 2019 wrap-up

Books I've read this month I whizzed through 2 books within about 4 days at the beginning of the month and then didn't pick up another book for the entire month! Books read: 2 Pages read: 510 Female authors: 0 Male authors: 2 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Heaven's Crooked Finger by Hank Early A River in Darkness by Masaji Ishikawa ~ Other books …

Review: Heaven’s Crooked Finger by Hank Early @hankjearly @crookedlanebks

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Earl Marcus thought he had left the mountains of Georgia behind forever, and with them, the painful memories of a childhood spent under the fundamentalist rule of his father RJ’s church—a church built on fear, penance, and the twisting, writhing mass of snakes. But then an ominous photo of RJ is delivered to …

January 2019 wrap-up

Books I've read this month I managed to get through 3 books this month, although the Daphne du Maurier might not really count as it's a short story of 60 pages! Books read: 3 Pages read: 674 Female authors: 1 Male authors: 2 ⭐⭐⭐ Follow You Home by Mark Edwards Trace of Death by Blake Pierce ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Break-Through by …