The Lost Girl of Berlin by Ella Carey

Thank you to Sarah Hardy and Bookouture for the opportunity to read and review my first Ella Carey novel. Synopsis: The truck stopped for a moment in the freezing, bombed-out street and Kate caught sight of a little girl in a ragged dress on the steps of a once-beautiful mansion. The child’s eyes were startling… Continue reading The Lost Girl of Berlin by Ella Carey

Caul Baby by Morgan Jerkins

Thank you to Anne Cater of Random Things Tours and Harper 360 for the invitation and opportunity to read this excellent debut fiction novel. Synopsis: Desperate to be a mother after her multiple pregnancies ended in heartbreak, Laila turns to the Melancons, an old and powerful Harlem family known for their caul, a precious layer… Continue reading Caul Baby by Morgan Jerkins

The Last Days of Ellis Island by Gaëlle Josse (Translated by Natasha Lehrer)

Thank you to Anne at Random Things Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour for this book. Thank you to World Editions for a copy of the book, my thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature New York, November 3, 1954.… Continue reading The Last Days of Ellis Island by Gaëlle Josse (Translated by Natasha Lehrer)