The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

Title: The Island of Sea Women
Author: Lisa See
Genre: Historical Fiction
Format: Hardcover
Length: 374 pages
Publisher: Scribner
Publish Date: March 5, 2019
Setting: Jeju (The Republic of Korea)
War, Death, Sex, Abuse, Childbirth,
Violence against Women
Korean, Japanese
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Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Title: Daisy Jones & The Six
Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
Genre: Historical Fiction
Format: Audiobook
Narrated By: Julia Whelan & Full Cast
Length: 9 hours, 3 minutes
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publish Date: March 5, 2019
Setting: Los Angeles, CA
Drugs, Death, Childbirth, Abortion,
Emotional Abuse, Physical Abuse,
Drug Abuse, Near Overdose,
Swearing
Latinx
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Blog Tour: Return to Hiroshima by Bob Van Laerhoven | Review

Blog Tour: Return to Hiroshima by Bob Van Laerhoven | Review

I feel like reading a book about Hiroshima was what really pulled me in to this novel, and I thank Isobel at Blackthorn Book Tours for this opportunity to read and review this book for a blog tour. I remember going to Hiroshima for the first time and I was in tears almost the whole time. Being there and seeing the memorials for Sadako and the others that were killed by the atomic bomb – both instantly and years later through radiation – made me feel like I was surrounded by the ghosts of the past.

This book may not have been specifically about what happened in Hiroshima during WWII or anything, but having a book that takes place there had the opportunity to mean something special to me.

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