Book Review | Small Great Things

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult - (Synopsis: Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more the twenty years' experience. During her shit, Ruth begins a routine checkup on newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day, the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Dose she obey orders or does she intervene?)

           I loved this book!!!!! I give it five out of five stars, this book is written in three perspectives. Ruth the African American nurse, Kenndy her lawyer & Turk the white supremacists. I don't want to say much with out giving any spoiler alerts! But this book really helped capture what is going on in today society when it comes to culture, racism and acceptance. 

Book review | The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door By Shari Lapena - (Synopsis: Anna and Marco Conti seem to have it all–a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one hot summer night they are invited to a dinner party next door, and a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion immediately focuses on the parents. But the truth is a much more complicated story. Inside the Contis' curtained house, an unsettling story of what actually happened unfolds. Detective Rasbach knows that the panicked couple is hiding something. Both Anne and Marco soon discover that the other is keeping secrets, secrets they've kept for years which follows is the nerve-racking unraveling of a family–a chilling tale of deception, duplicity, and unfaithfulness that will keep you breathless until the final shocking twist.)

        Wow! this book was awesome, super relatable whether you're a parent or not but really hits home if you're a mom. I really connected with Anna's character, her thoughts were so raw and filled with emotions. It was a huge page turner, with each page you discovered something new a clue or an idea of who done it. The end was nothing expected, totally recommend this book to those who loved Gone Girl or The Girl on The Train.

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