Book Review: Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

When I picked up Shanghai Girls, I was hooked 'til the last page. Lisa See’s writing is difficult to put down. The story of the two sisters, Pearl and May, begins in 1930s Shanghai. The girls earn their money posing as Chinese calendar models, or “Beautiful Girls,” and live a life of luxury, parties, night clubs, and excessive … Continue reading Book Review: Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

Author Spotlight: Mark Haddon

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon is an interesting novel narrated by a teenage English boy with autism. When his neighbor’s poodle is murdered, he is accused for the crime, because of his mental condition. But he didn’t do it. Thus, the boy goes on a quest to find the … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Mark Haddon