Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

This was the only book I managed to read for the month of April. I didn’t plan it that way, it just sort of happened. BUT, it was phenomenal book and I’m glad I picked it up. Before We Were Yours is a historical fiction novel based around the true events involving the Memphis branch of the…

Mustard Seed by Laila Ibrahim

Mustard Seed is the sequel to Yellow Crocus. I was so captivated by Yellow Crocus that I had to pick it up the second I learned it existed. This novel picks up in 1865 when slavery was abolished so it’s a pretty stark contrast from the climate of the preceding novel. We follow most of…

Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

I decided to switch gears with genres and go with some historical fiction (a theme that I think is gonna stick for a while) for my next read–so I give you Yellow Crocus. If you’ve followed the blog for awhile now, you know that I’m really into anything that touches on slavery–it’s just a time…

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

Finishing this book was a long time coming! I decided to “buddy read” it with a friend so I didn’t get through it at my usual pace. BUT, I’m a terrible person and started reading ahead and finished it about a week and a half ago >.< IT WAS SO GOOD! This is a historical…