Traveling Sisters Book Reviews

“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.” ― Henry David Thoreau

“Harrowing story that follows an enslaved woman forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in Virginia.“ Yellow Wife is inspired by real lives of Mary and Robert Lumpkin and The Lumpkin Jail located in Richmond, Virginia from 1830 through The Civil War. Lindsay’s review A powerful, well-written, intriguing …

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Brenda’s review The Mercies is inspired by the real events of the Vardø storm and the 1621 witch trials. Taking these historical events, Kiran Millwood Hargrave creates a story centered around a community of powerful, independent, strong female characters. After the storm took the men’s lives in a small Norwegian village in 1617, the women …

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