Beginning in 1910 and ending in 1989, Min Jin Lee’s family saga, Pachinko, tells a fictional tale of a Korean family struggling against these times, against colonialism, poverty, war, religious and racial intolerance, all while learning how to forge an identity amidst the maelstrom.
The first book in a long series, but the origin stories are always the best. And it takes place in Chicago! What's not to love?
A startling look at how the political machine runs and how easily it can be abused. And it's not limited to Illinois. This could happen anywhere.
Considering current events in Europe, this is a timely read -- if you can handle lengthy Tom Clancy plotting...
The Lost City of the Monkey God, by Douglas Preston, is a true story. The locations are real, the timeline is real, the treasures are real. The curse could be interpreted as real, depending on your point of view.
It says something about our world that the political and social issues explored in the musical are still relevant.
On Monday, we here at MojoFiction read on the internet that Tuesday was voting day for Republicans and Wednesday was for Democrats. You can’t believe everything you read on the internet! On Tuesday morning we thought we better be sure, so we did the smart thing and turned to the most reliable information source we... Continue Reading →
When I saw "Fury from the Tomb," by S.A. Sidor, at the bookstore, I knew it was a match made in camp heaven. Look at that cover art. Or this quote from main character Romulus Hardy: “Egypt is how I got to Mexico.” What the heck could that even mean? I had to know. Fun... Continue Reading →