Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

Summary Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, centers on Kya Clark aka the “Marsh Girl”. The story takes place in the 1940s-1970s in North Carolina in a small town called Barkley Cove. The story opens with the murder of Chase Andrews and then flashes back to our main character, Kya Clark’s childhood. When Kya’sContinue reading “Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing”

March Media Picks: Bridgerton and Dating Dr. Dil

Here’s one show and one book from this past month that absolutely blew me away. Full of South Asian representation, love, family, and drama, these picks will leave you hooked on the stories and unable to rest until you have gotten to the end. Bridgerton Season two just came out and I am obsessed! SetContinue reading “March Media Picks: Bridgerton and Dating Dr. Dil”

Book Review: What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

Written by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the doctor who uncovered the Flint water crisis, this book covers exactly how she discovered the high lead levels in Flint water and the brave and admirable fight she led for environmental and social justice. What’s the Flint water crisis? In short, the Flint water crisis refers to the tragicContinue reading “Book Review: What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City”

Book Review: The Spanish Love Deception

It had been a long time since I picked up a romance novel. After a deep dive into historical fiction, I decided to give this book a try after seeing an amazing review on TikTok by @aymansbooks. I am so glad I read this one! Elena Armas did a great job of setting up aContinue reading “Book Review: The Spanish Love Deception”

Book Review: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummings

Initial thoughts When I first read the description of this book online, I was immediately drawn to the suspense and adventure alluded to in the description. The story of how Lydia and Luca escape a dangerous drug cartel and venture North reminded me a lot of the 2007 film La Misma Luna (Under the SameContinue reading “Book Review: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummings”

Praise for The Orphan Collector by Ellen Marie Wiseman

A novel that is eerily similar to the current pandemic but worth the read While I was worried that reading about the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic would be difficult given our current pandemic, Wiseman reveals to us the inner thoughts of her characters to make them more relatable, thus creating a compelling story. Pia LangeContinue reading “Praise for The Orphan Collector by Ellen Marie Wiseman”