In the 1800s, houses were somewhat split up into different buildings and most ‘main’ houses didn’t have a kitchen. The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom is a novel about a 7 year old slave named Lavinia who finds herself working in the kitchen house on a tobacco plantation in Virginia. Right off the bat the … Continue reading The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
In The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, we meet Esperanza, an insatiable young Latina growing up in a rundown neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. The book is classified as a novel but in my eyes, it’s more like a set of vignettes that tell a story. I became a slave to the story instantly; … Continue reading The House on Mango Street
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The heart of this story revolves around Mitch and Holly, a couple in their late 20s living a quiet, middle-class life that they couldn’t be happier with. From their wedding, to their honeymoon, to buying their first house and starting a landscaping business, life had been pretty close to perfect. Until one day, Mitch is … Continue reading The Husband by Dean Koontz
f you are ever in the mood for a book that is a lot of fun and really funny, Married With Zombies by Jesse Petersen is a great choice. Sarah and David are a married couple on the brink of divorce. Having long since been out of the honeymoon stage but not wanting to quite … Continue reading Married With Zombies by Jesse Petersen
This book is set in the future during a time when sex slavery is completely legal. There is a compound, a training center called Cascade where you can go to start a career path towards becoming a legitimate sex slave. Most people find themselves down on their luck and needing the income, so they enroll … Continue reading Under Contract by Helen Saito
While reading this book, I became so engrossed that I actually forgot it was about a real person. For a moment, things were so unbelievable, you couldn’t fathom it was true crime. After all, no one can be that evil, right? In The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer by Philip Carlo, you … Continue reading The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer by Philip Carlo