Review #4: Bloodroot by Amy Greene
Bloodroot is the tangled story of a family in the rural south centered around their home on Bloodroot Mountain and the patterns of history through generations. It takes place over the last few decades of the 20th century, but has a timeless feel in its ties of family and land.
Review #5: Inside the Victorian Home by Judith Flanders
Inside the Victorian Home describes the daily life of middle class victorian families through the organization of the home, room by room. Each room had a distinction function and tells us much about how people lived and what it said about their place in society.
Review #6: Matched by Ally Condie
Matched introduces us to Cassia on the eve of her seventeenth birthday as she goes to the banquet where she will learn the identity of her Match. The Society optimizes all choices in life to make sure everyone is healthy, happy and productive, including if you will marry and who. Everything seems to be working out perfectly when a mistake is made that creates doubt in Cassia’s mind as to the true path of her future.