Book Review: “Circe” by Madeline Miller

Sometimes even amongst the Gods one feels an outcast. Circe was born a Goddess never to be one of them it seems, for what she lacked in titanic cruelty and supernatural powers she made up for in an empathy alien to her kind. Maybe she was just too human, she did sound like one after…

Book Review: “Under The Udala Trees” by Chinelo Okparanta

Seeing love through the eyes of a child. As I look back on this novel, the intensity of first love and its innocence is what comes through the most. At the tender age of 11, Ijeoma’s childhood is cut short. Soon abandonment becomes all but a too familiar constant in her life. Abandonment from Nigeria,…

Book Review: God Help The Child by “Toni Morrison”

Synopsis from    This was my first Toni Morrison read so I really did not know what to expect. And I almost feel that maybe I should have read one of the titles she is most famous to start with. However, as Toni Morrison tasters go, that was a pretty good one. I found amazing…

Blog Tour: “The Dress” by Kate Kerrigan

Hello Everyone, Today I have the pleasure of opening the Blog Tour for “The Dress” by Kate Kerrigan. I have truly enjoyed reading this novel and I really hope that my review made it justice. This is a beautiful tale and I really hope you will pick it up, read it and enjoy it as…

LaChouett: Wrap it up February!!

I know we’re well and truly gliding through March 2015 already, however I would not feel right unless I shared my February reads with you all. So, it is a little late, but better late my than never. Looking back on those reads I think I did not do too badly as far as going…

Book Review: “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd

Synopsis from    Before I picked this book, I remembered thinking…Ok, I have been reading some fun things, some things that were down right dirty and way too many Young Adult novels in a too short period of time. This is great if you want reading to be really relaxing, however this time I fancied…