Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi πŸŒΏ

Read: February 25th - March 1st | 5 out of 5 stars.Β  Effia and Esi: two sisters with two very different destinies. One sold into slavery; one a slave trader's wife. The consequences of their fate reverberate through the generations that follow. Taking us from the Gold Coast of Africa to the cotton-picking plantations of… Continue reading Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi πŸŒΏ

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The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton πŸŒΏ

Read: July 20th - July 31st | Rated: 4.5 out of 5 stars. On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. But her new home, while splendorous, is not welcoming. Johannes is kind yet distant, always… Continue reading The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton πŸŒΏ