(8) The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender // Bookish Blurb

18166936The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

This book kinda follows the story of Ava Lavender, a girl born with wings, but it also tells the story of her mother and her grandmother each who have experienced strange (and painful) things.┬áThis book gripped me. It pulled me in and wow. Continue reading “(8) The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender // Bookish Blurb”

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(17) The Invention of Wings // Bookish Blurb

518qex3ikdl-_sx325_bo1204203200_The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

This is a historical fiction book loosely based on some historical characters. The book follows the lives of two women; Sarah (a southern white woman) and Hetty ‘Handful’, the slave she is given on her 11th birthday.

The book is all about trying to find your place and make your life better but mostly it is about trying to survive and make the most out of your situation. Obviously the women live very different lives and at times it seems as though their lives have nothing to do with each other yet the contrast between their lives is very meaningful. Continue reading “(17) The Invention of Wings // Bookish Blurb”