The Vanishing Half
Score: 4.5
From 2,185 Ratings

The Vanishing Half


  • Author: Brit Bennett
  • Release Date : 2020-06-02
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 1472532 Bytes


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERLONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick “Bennett’s tone and style recalls James Baldwin and Jacqueline Woodson, but it’s especially reminiscent of Toni Morrison’s 1970 debut novel, The Bluest Eye.” —Kiley Reid, Wall Street Journal “A story of absolute, universal timelessness …For any era, it's an accomplished, affecting novel. For this moment, it's piercing, subtly wending its way toward questions about who we are and who we want to be….” – Entertainment Weekly From The New York Times-bestselling author of The Mothers, a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in...

Summary of The Vanishing Half: A Novel by Brit Bennett (Fireside Reads)

Summary of The Vanishing Half: A Novel by Brit Bennett (Fireside Reads)


  • Author: Fireside Reads
  • Release Date : 2020-08-21
  • Genre: Study Aids
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Learn the Invaluable Lessons from The Vanishing Half: A Novel by Brit Bennett and Apply it into Your Life Without Missing Out!What's it worth to you to have just ONE good idea applied to your life?In many cases, it may mean expanded paychecks, better vitality, and magical relationships. Here's an Introduction of What You're About to Discover in this Premium Summary of The Vanishing Half: A Novel by Brit Bennett :The Vanishing Half: A Novel is a book about a pair of identical twins, bound by blood but separated by color. The Vignes twins have decided to leave their past behind and head into the unknown with no intentions of looking back. But what if a mere dissimilarity in appearance starts to build a gap between the two? How will it affect their...

The Vanishing Half
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

The Vanishing Half


  • Author : Brit Bennett
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-06-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525536970


The Vanishing Half Book Description :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick! “Bennett’s tone and style recalls James Baldwin and Jacqueline Woodson, but it’s especially reminiscent of Toni Morrison’s 1970 debut novel, The Bluest Eye.” —Kiley Reid, Wall Street Journal “A story of absolute, universal timelessness …For any era, it's an accomplished, affecting novel. For this moment, it's piercing, subtly wending its way toward questions about who we are and who we want to be….” – Entertainment Weekly From The New York Times-bestselling author of The Mothers, a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white. The Vignes twin sisters will alway...

The Mothers
Score: 4
From 43 Ratings

The Mothers


  • Author : Brit Bennett
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-10-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399184536


The Mothers Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Bittersweet, sexy, morally fraught.” –The New York Times Book Review "Luminous… engrossing and poignant, this is one not to miss." –People, Pick of the Week "Fantastic… a book that feels alive on the page." –The Washington Post The beloved New York Times-bestselling novel about young love and a big secret in a small community, from the author of The Vanishing Half. Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, Brit Bennett's mesmerizing first novel is an emotionally perceptive story about community, love, and ambition. It begins with a secret. "All good secrets have a taste before you tell them, and if we'd taken a moment to swish this one around our mouths, we might have noticed the sourne...

Summary of the Vanishing Half

Summary of the Vanishing Half


  • Author : Emilie Perly
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release Date : 2020-08-14
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9798675188895


Summary of the Vanishing Half Book Description :

The Vanishing Half, published in June 2020, is the second novel by author Brit Bennett. It became a New York Times bestseller and was selected as a Good Morning America Book Club Pick. The novel explores the themes of female family bonds and the Black experience in America. Bennett covered similar material in her debut novel, The Mothers (2016), which also became a New York Times bestseller. HBO has purchased the film rights to The Vanishing Half with the intention of creating a limited TV series from the material. Page number citations in this guide refer to the Kindle edition.The novel is set in several locations during different time periods. The story begins in the small village of Mallard, Louisiana, in 1968 and then skips to New Orleans, New Yo...

Summary of The Vanishing Half

Summary of The Vanishing Half


  • Author : Fireside Reads
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release Date : 2020-08-21
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9798677576928


Summary of The Vanishing Half Book Description :

Learn the Invaluable Lessons from The Vanishing Half: A Novel by Brit Bennett and Apply it into Your Life Without Missing Out!What's it worth to you to have just ONE good idea applied to your life?In many cases, it may mean expanded paychecks, better vitality, and magical relationships. Here's an Introduction of What You're About to Discover in this Premium Summary of The Vanishing Half: A Novel by Brit Bennett: The Vanishing Half: A Novel is a book about a pair of identical twins, bound by blood but separated by color. The Vignes twins have decided to leave their past behind and head into the unknown with no intentions of looking back. But what if a mere dissimilarity in appearance starts to build a gap between the two? How will it affect their rela...

Housegirl

Housegirl


  • Author : Michael Donkor
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250305190


Housegirl Book Description :

Shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize • Longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize • Nominated for the Edinburgh First Book Award • One of The Observer's "New Faces of Fiction" • One of The Millions' "Most Anticipated Books of the Year" • One of The Guardian's "Best Summer Books" (Selected by Kayo Chingonyi and Joe Dunthorne) • One of Library Journal's "Most Anticipated Fall Debuts" • One of The Observer's Best Books of the Year • An NPR "Staff Pick" and One of the NPR Book Concierge's "Best Books of the Year" A Go On Girl! Book Club Selection "Immensely readable...A refreshing story about coming of age in spite of conflicting ideas of what 'growing up' means."—Buzzfeed (The Best Books of Fall) A moving and unexpectedly funny explora...

Ordinary People
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Ordinary People


  • Author : Diana Evans
  • Publisher : Bond Street Books
  • Release Date : 2018-06-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385692137


Ordinary People Book Description :

"You can take a leap, do something off the wall, something reckless. It's your last chance, and most people miss it." South London, 2008. Two couples find themselves at a moment of reckoning, on the brink of acceptance or revolution. Melissa has a new baby and doesn't want to let it change her but, in the crooked walls of a narrow Victorian terrace, she begins to disappear. Michael, growing daily more accustomed to his commute, still loves Melissa but can't quite get close enough to her to stay faithful. Meanwhile out in the suburbs, Stephanie is happy with Damian and their three children, but the death of Damian's father has thrown him into crisis—or is it something, or some-one, else? Are they all just in the wrong place? Are any of them prepared...

Negroland
Score: 3.5
From 14 Ratings

Negroland


  • Author : Margo Jefferson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2016-08-23
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307473431


Negroland Book Description :

"A New York times notable book"--Back cover....

The Innocents
Score: 4
From 10 Ratings

The Innocents


  • Author : Michael Crummey
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385685429


The Innocents Book Description :

**FINALIST FOR THE 2019 SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE** **FINALIST FOR THE 2019 GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARD** **FINALIST FOR THE 2019 ROGERS WRITERS' TRUST FICTION PRIZE** **NATIONAL BESTSELLER** Crummey's novel has the capacity to change the way the reader sees the world. —Scotiabank Giller Prize Jury Citation From bestselling, award-winning author Michael Crummey comes a sweeping, heart-wrenching, deeply immersive novel about a brother and sister alone in a small world. A brother and sister are orphaned in an isolated cove on Newfoundland's northern coastline. Their home is a stretch of rocky shore governed by the feral ocean, by a relentless pendulum of abundance and murderous scarcity. Still children with only the barest notion of the outside w...

The Confessions of Frannie Langton
Score: 3
From 7 Ratings

The Confessions of Frannie Langton


  • Author : Sara Collins
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443456197


The Confessions of Frannie Langton Book Description :

All of London is abuzz with the scandalous case of Frannie Langton, accused of the brutal double murder of her employers, renowned scientist George Benham and his eccentric French wife, Marguerite. Crowds pack the courtroom, eagerly following every twist, while the newspapers print lurid theories about the killings and the mysterious woman being held in the Old Bailey. The testimonies against Frannie are damning. She is a seductress, a witch, a master manipulator, a whore. But Frannie claims she cannot recall what happened that fateful evening, even if remembering could save her life. She doesn’t know how she came to be covered in the victims’ blood. But she does have a tale to tell: a story of her childhood on a Jamaican plantation, her apprenti...

The Grammarians
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

The Grammarians


  • Author : Cathleen Schine
  • Publisher : Sarah Crichton Books
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780374712198


The Grammarians Book Description :

An enchanting, comic love letter to sibling rivalry and the English language. From the author compared to Nora Ephron and Nancy Mitford, not to mention Jane Austen, comes a new novel celebrating the beauty, mischief, and occasional treachery of language. The Grammarians are Laurel and Daphne Wolfe, identical, inseparable redheaded twins who share an obsession with words. They speak a secret “twin” tongue of their own as toddlers; as adults making their way in 1980s Manhattan, their verbal infatuation continues, but this love, which has always bound them together, begins instead to push them apart. Daphne, copy editor and grammar columnist, devotes herself to preserving the dignity and elegance of Standard English. Laurel, who gives up teaching ki...