Paperback, 320 pages Published March 4th 1986 by Penguin Books (first published 1985) A world away from Brewster Place, yet intimately connected to it, lies Linden Hills. With its showcase homes, elegant lawns, and other trappings of wealth, Linden Hills is not unlike other affluent black communities. But residence in this community is indisputable evidence … More Linden Hills by Gloria Naylor
Hardcover, 304 pages Expected publication: May 23rd 2017 by Simon Schuster The #1 internationally bestselling author of The Demonologist radically reimagines the origins of gothic literature’s founding masterpieces—Frankenstein, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Dracula—in a contemporary novel driven by relentless suspense and surprising emotion. This is the story of a … More The Only Child by Andrew Pyper
Paperback, 320 pages Published November 16th 2015 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published November 2009) From the author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, The Big Short tells the story of four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predict the credit and housing bubble collapse before anyone else. The film adaptation … More The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis
Hey guys, I am FINALLY in the last leg of finishing my own novel, SNAKES & LADDERS! I’m so excited, and I hope to be done with it within the next couple of weeks! My next review reads (including these and others) AND upcoming author interviews will recommence as soon as the novel’s last period … More Special Update for Navi Review Followers!
Hardcover, 352 pages Published March 14th 2017 by Simon & Schuster Susan Perabo’s The Fall of Lisa Bellow is very on trend at the moment. By this, I mean that she joins the ranks of so many other (novel debut) authors writing their version of the same topic: What happens to an otherwise normal family … More The Fall of Lisa Bellow by Susan Perabo
Paperback, 216 pages Published September 6th 2005 by Plume (first published June 1st 1970) …his mother did not like him to play with niggers. She had explained to him the difference between colored people and niggers. They were easily identifiable. Colored people were neat and quiet; niggers were dirty and loud…The line between colored and … More The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Kindle Edition, 432 pages Expected publication: March 7th 2017 by Other Press (first published 2016) “No one asked if I wanted to save Sebastian, but you all blame me for failing…” I was truly excited to read and review this novel, Quicksand, by Swedish author Malin Persson Giolito. I first heard about it when it … More Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito