Book Reviews: Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse

Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse¬† Author: Jennifer Worth The second novel in her autobiography as a 22 year old working in the poorest section of postwar London as a midwife, Jennifer Worth is compelling. The novels are now a PBS series. At Nonnatus House (a pseudonym), a convent and working base for nursing […]

Book Reviews: The Storyteller

The Storyteller Author: Jodi Picoult Normally, I swoon after reading a new Jodi Picoult. The Storyteller layered itself too thin for my tastes, and Picoult ambitiously takes on too much for this particular novel. Picoult, known for her tone perfect emotional nuances and complex, compelling characters, appears too forceful in this particular novel about families, […]