May 2020 Reading Challenge: The Mortifications by Derek Palacio

Title:  The Mortifications Author: Derek Palacio Publisher: Tim Duggan Books Page Count: 320 Publication Date: 2016 Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Cultural Good Reads Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.22) My Rating: ★★★★☆(3.8) Derek Palacio’s stunning, mythic novel marks the arrival of a fresh voice and a new chapter in the history of 21st century Cuban-American literature. In 1980, … Continue reading May 2020 Reading Challenge: The Mortifications by Derek Palacio

July Bookclub: Animal Farm by George Orwell

Title:  Animal Farm Author: George Orwell Publisher:  Mass Market Paperback Page Count: 144 Publication Date: 1945 Category/Genre: Fiction, Classics, Dystopia, Fantasy, Academic, Politics Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.92) A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality. Thus the stage is … Continue reading July Bookclub: Animal Farm by George Orwell