Book Review: Anastasia’s Secret by Susanne Dunlap

Anastasia’s Secret, published in March 2010, is an historical romance for teens written by Susanne Dunlap. The premise is that the Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov, youngest daughter of the last Tsar of Russia, had a love affair with one of the guards, Sasha, who imprisoned her and her family. In Dunlap’s world, the reason that Anastasia … Continue reading Book Review: Anastasia’s Secret by Susanne Dunlap

Book Review: Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything is Illuminated, by Jonathan Safran Foer, is narrated in three alternating sections. First, by Jonathan Safran Foer (who shares the same name as the author but is not, in fact, the same person as the author). Jonathan is a young, Jewish aspiring novelist who sets off to Russia to find the woman who saved his grandfather … Continue reading Book Review: Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer