Review: Hidden Figures

I haven't forgotten about reviewing every book I read in 2017. Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly, is the story of the black female engineers and mathematicians responsible for he US's involvements and success in the Space Race of the 60s. The story focused mainly on a small group of computers and their accomplishments while … Continue reading Review: Hidden Figures


Review: Martha Hall Kelly, Lilac Girls

Time for another review from my July book haul. Lilac Girls is based on a true story about three women from vastly different parts of the world, whose lives intertwine during and after World War II. Caroline is a former Broadway actress, now New York socialite, who works sending care packages to orphaned French children. Kaisa … Continue reading Review: Martha Hall Kelly, Lilac Girls

Review: Jojo Moyes, The Girl You Left Behind

I have an obsession with used book stores. I love walking into places where the shelves are overflowing with books older than me, with yellowing pages and musty smells. One of the less-musty books I found recently at a bookstore was Jojo Moyes' The Girl You Left Behind. It tells the story of two women: one is … Continue reading Review: Jojo Moyes, The Girl You Left Behind