Book #8: The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

Title: The Memory Keeper’s DaughterAuthor: Kim EdwardsNo. of Pages: 401 After taking an uncomfortably long break from reading (due to reasons that should be rather apparent, if not blatantly obvious), I picked up this thrilling bestseller that left me emotionally hooked after about 8 pages. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter tells the story of the young …

Book #3 – Love in the Time of Cholera

Book: Love in the Time of CholeraAuthor: Gabriel Garcia MarquezFinished: 2/6/11 Marquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera is the story of Florentino Ariza, a poetic, solemn young man bedazzled by the charms and beauty of the well-connected Fermina Daza. After months in their youth of exchanging hundreds of love letters back and forth, Fermina …

Book #2 – Other People’s Children

Reading books like this makes me glad that my education forces me to pick up books I wouldn’t even know existed otherwise. The Harvard Education Review says that “Other People’s Children provides an important, yet typically avoided, discussion of how power imbalances in the larger U.S. society reverberate in classrooms.” And how! Other People’s Children …