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It was just an okay book, the story seemed too disjointed for me, going back and forth in time and changing characters.
I loved the arc of the story, the development of the characters, and how Durrow masterfully tied her separate plots and characters together.
Durrow has created a unique story that combines a young woman's search for identity with a family's history of shame and secrets.
Probably the first book I've read that deals so well with the multi-layers of family and race for us biracial chicks.Published 13 days ago by S. Bradley
I started reading this for college. At first I didn't think I would like it, but in the end I loved it. I couldn't put it down. Don't lose hope. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Brianna Morris
Reading this book felt like home to me. I loved the subtlety of the story. It was a story that I felt had texture. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Kindle Customer
At first, the separate stories seemed too divergent, and it was hard to see what was the common thread. Then the author cleverly brought everything together and it all made sense. Read morePublished 22 days ago by J. Lipoti
From this book comes a phrase that will stay with me: 'I am not a word, I am a person.'
A subtle and layered examination of race and self from the inside out. Read more
This book is well written. The characters are believable as you get to know them. The end of the book leaves room for more, and I like that.Published 1 month ago by C. M. Frederick
I really enjoyed the book. I had to read the book for a summer read for the college I am attending this fall. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amber