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Song of the Taino

Name:  Song of the Taino
Author: Devashish
My Rating: 5 stars

Blurb: For many centuries the islands of Haiti and Borikén had been home to the Taino people, the peace-loving inhabitants of the Greater Antilles whose carefree society led Columbus to believe that he had stumbled across the earthly paradise that stirred the imagination of most fifteenth-century Europeans — until he and the Spanish conquistadors initiated the most terrible genocide our planet has ever witnessed. 548 more words

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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

The novel Things Fall Apart was written by Chinua Achebe in 1958, and follows the story of Okonkwo. Set in Umuofia, a fictional village in Nigeria, it details life in Africa before European colonialism and after. 224 more words

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Book Review: The Mine (Northwest Passage #1), John A Heldt

The Mine

By: John A Heldt

Length: 297 Pages

Published: February 13, 2012

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Synopsis:

In May 2000, Joel Smith is a cocky, adventurous young man who sees the world as his playground. 533 more words

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The Japanese Lover--Isabel Allende

Second blog of the day!

The Japanese Lover

1939: As the world goes to war, Alma Belasco’s Polish parents send her to live in safety with relatives in San Francisco. 483 more words

Titles To Look Forward To In May!

 Introducing Harvard professor Cal Donovan in the first of an intriguing new series of religious conspiracy thrillers.   May 1st

 The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn—a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century. 172 more words

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The Good Earth--Pearl S. Buck

Hello all!

So I couldn’t write a blog on the Good Earth and I finished reading the book a few days ago. Today, I finished reading the Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende which I will be writing a blog about it soon. 399 more words

In Places Hidden

In Places Hidden by Tracie Peterson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

In Places Hidden is my very first book by Tracie Peterson. I came upon this novel during a giveaway and the name of the book caught my attention and as a historical fiction lover, I could not let it pass me by. 187 more words

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