Book Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Does the past have the ability to have a lasting influence on the way it shapes a person’s desires, decisions, expectations?

Can you truly run from your past?

This book follows the lives of two identical twin sisters, Stella and Desiree, who grow up in a small light-skinned obsessed town called Mallard. They run away at the age of sixteen and many years later, one sister returns to Mallard with her dark-skinned daughter after escaping an abusive marriage and the other passes for a white woman.

Themes covered; #colourism#domesticviolence#identityissues#lies#lgbtq🌈#racism#bigotry#selfesteem#selfconfidence#classism#hidingtruth#race
#family#identity

This book is an easy read and we rate it ⭐⭐⭐⭐

For those that enjoyed this book like we did, it will be adapted into an HBO limited series! 🥂

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