Cleave wields words like a miner wields a pickax: he strikes hard and sharp. His descriptions leave you feeling as if you experienced the setting not from the comfort of your living room sofa, but in all the grit and passion of place itself.
Like the book, hate the cover. Karen is a middle-aged career-focused woman who burned out of a high-stress job in the tech industry. The cover image makes her look like an over-zealous millennial about to snap an Instagram photo of her avocado toast. I could forgive that, but the depiction of Dell is a crime.
Holding a millennial’s attention with a biography is no small feat, but Candice Miller did so effortlessly. She brought Churchill to life with prose both intriguing and informative.
I have yet to read a book by Kristin Hannah that I didn't love. This one is no exception.
These Are a Few of My Favorite Books Disclosure: This post contains Amazon Associate links, meaning that if you purchase this book through the link in this site, I earn a small commission. The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys “Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark …