Book Review: Rosewater by Tade Thompson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Rosewater Author: Tade Thompson Publisher: Orbit Publication Date: September 18, 2018 ISBN: 9780316449052 Synopsis from Goodreads:Rosewater is a town on the edge. A community formed around the edges of a mysterious alien biodome, its residents comprise the hopeful, the hungry and theContinue reading “Book Review: Rosewater by Tade Thompson”

Lawrence Hill’s “Some Great Thing”

Some Great Thing Lawrence Hill Published: 1992 Publisher: Harper Perennial ISBN: 978-1-55468-694-0 Written by the same author who brought us The Book of Negroes, the novel Some Great Thing tells the story of Winnipeg native, Mahatma Grafton, a young and passionate journalist. As a young black man with a very unique name, Mahatma faces assumptions about raceContinue reading “Lawrence Hill’s “Some Great Thing””

A Great Read to Kick off the Holidays

I was immediately drawn into V. S. Naipaul’s Half a Life. Naipaul’s narrative style is smooth and comforting. It sucked me into the story from page one and it’s been a long time since I’ve picked up a book with an author that has the same skill. This book was most DEFINITELY needed at this timeContinue reading “A Great Read to Kick off the Holidays”