"This author's books start out without much fanfare...i always think I'm not going to like her books because she doesn't delve too deeply into character or setting, but she IS a good story teller. Elsa, the main character here, is discarded by her..."
"Some books I can't even remember two weeks after reading them. Others I will never forget. The Known World is one I won't EVER forget.
I've read a lot of the reviews of this book, and people tend to either love it or hate it. The reason I loved..."
"Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as the crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. One of the...