It's difficult to gather my thoughts to write a coherent review for Kindred, which usually happens when I come across a book that is as jarring as this. There were scenes of abuse so heart rending that I can't even begin to try and articulate how I feel about it. Suffice it to say that I'm so grateful that I didn't live in that era. Not because I wouldn't want to see that happening (which I seriously don't), but because I'm scared that like the characters in this book, I'd get used to it and it would just be a part of everyday life after a while.
It's been about 3 years since I read the last book in the series, and I honestly have no idea why I waited so long to continue!
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this book. I was a bit leery at first because I tend to avoid YA - I just can't deal with all the misplaced and overblown angst - but I'm really glad I stuck with this one. It's definitely super angsty, and… Continue reading Review: Revolution
★★★ "Rebel Queen recounts the story of Sita, a beautiful young woman from a remote village in nineteenth century India, who is granted a rare opportunity to serve in Queen Lakshmi's elite all-female army, the Durga Dal. Leaving behind her widowed father and young sister, Sita travels to the Kingdom of Jhansi and begins a… Continue reading Book Review: The Rebel Queen by Michelle Moran