Books: 4 | Review: 0 | Avg rating: 4.01
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Bernice L. McFadden

4.13 of 5 Votes: 4
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Books by Bernice L. McFadden
Glorious (2010)
3.92 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: What began out as a startling, well put together novel ends with a rush and a huge gap of 40 years and a disappointing ending. The last few chapters failed me because they seem to have gloss over a huge part of Easters life. I did like the reference to real people, like Marcus Ga...
Gathering of Waters (2012)
3.95 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: McFadden's completely realized, multi-generational fictional world intersects seamlessly with the historical figure of Emmett Till in a small Southern town that is itself both character and narrator in this amazing novel. I recently struggled to read Song of the Shank, which offe...
My Name is Butterfly (2002)
4.2 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I am still reading this book. It is very good, but I must tell all of you that it was very difficult to read certain parts of this book. It is about how many African nations still turn their back on this ritual of giving a daughter to a tribe of so called priests who will take ...
a gathering of waters (2012)
3.95 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: 3.5 really.the storytelling is compelling. the premise is clever - i love a town as a narrator. it's also a great interpretation of the emitt till's tragic story. the writing is good - i love how mcfadden talks about love, loss, ghosts, and the insane bigotry in the south. but so...
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