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Review: Family Trust

By on November 13, 2018

The cover Family Trust is beautiful and eye-catching — the bright red a nod to the Chinese-American family it surrounds, the embossed gold design an indicator of their wealth….

Family Trust Book Cover Family Trust
Kathy Wang
William Morrow
October 30, 2018
400

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Review: Vox

By on August 31, 2018

The average person speaks 16,000 words a day. Imagine if you were limited to just 100. Such is the case for women in Christina Dalcher’s new novel Vox. Like…

Vox Book Cover Vox
Christina Dalcher
Dystopia
August 21, 2018
Hardcover
326

Set in an America where half the population has been silenced, VOX is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter.

On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed more than 100 words daily, Dr. Jean McClellan is in denial--this can't happen here. Not in America. Not to her.

This is just the beginning.

Soon women can no longer hold jobs. Girls are no longer taught to read or write. Females no longer have a voice. Before, the average person spoke sixteen thousand words a day, but now women only have one hundred to make themselves heard.

But this is not the end. 

For herself, her daughter, and every woman silenced, Jean will reclaim her voice.