Poignant and Beautifully Written | Review of ‘The Dollhouse’

By Cynthia Ayala

The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis
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Back in 1952, the Barbizon Hotel was a hotel for women, Darby McLaughlin went there to become a secretary, but more happened, more than she ever thought possible. Years later, the Barbizon has gone condo and now Rose Lewin is living there, listening to the ghosts of the past as she hunts for a story that was long dead.

The Dollhouse published on August 23, 2016, by Dutton, is the debut novel of Fiona Davis about what it means to be a woman in the 50’s and today.
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Weekly Reading List #53

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend. Got my eyes checked out last weekend. Luckily, I’m not totally as blind as a bat, but as it is, I’ve spent my time reading and writing as usual. And as I read I find that my current reading list is dwindling! Can you just imagine the horror! I’m gonna have to go through my Goodreads list and my shelves sort through what I want to read next. I still have to finish the Pretty Little Liars series and I’m utterly hooked on the Dorothy Must Die series after the first novel, so there’s something. And I have tons of books to read on my Kindle and Nook, because yes, I have both.

In the meantime, check out this weeks’ reading list. Happy reading! Oh, and if you have any suggestions for me leave them in the comments section. Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #53”

A Delicious Tale of Revenge | Review of ‘Daughter of Deep Silence’

By: Cynthia Ayala

Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan
Dutton Books for Young Readers

Fans of the hit ABC show Revenge are going to love this novel. Published May 26, 2015 by Dutton Books for Young Readers, Daughter of the Deep, by bestselling author Carrie Ryan, follows one young girl as she takes on a new identity and implements a plan to undo the lies and damage that has been done to her years ago, scarring her for life.
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