What I’m Reading: June 2018

A study on alternative financial services in the US. A humorous, motivational memoir by a semi-celebrity. A gay YA romance. A gripping thriller.

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What I’ve Been Reading: April 2018

The Very Worst Missionary: A Memoir or Whatever by Jamie Wright As a quirky Jewish kid and promiscuous punkass teen, Jamie Wright never imagines becoming a Christian, let alone a Christian missionary. She is barely an adult when the trials of motherhood and marriage put her on an unexpected collision course with Jesus. After finding …

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Book Review: The Far Away Brothers by Lauren Markham

Goodreads Description Growing up in rural El Salvador in the wake of the civil war, Ernesto Flores had always had a fascination with the United States, the faraway land of skyscrapers and Nikes, while his identical twin, Raul, never felt that northbound tug. But when Ernesto ends up on the wrong side of the region's …

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What I’ve Been Reading: October 2017

My Sunshine Away by M. O. Walsh "It was the summer everything changed...."  My Sunshine Away unfolds in a Baton Rouge neighborhood best known for cookouts on sweltering summer afternoons, cauldrons of spicy crawfish, and passionate football fandom. But in the summer of 1989, when fifteen-year-old Lindy Simpson--free spirit, track star, and belle of the block--experiences …

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