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“October All Over” by Maria Roberts-Squires

I liked the premise of this book. It’s set in 1983 against the backdrop of the Grenadian revolution, and is basically a love story, with a lot of complications due to the family backgrounds of Ramona and Fabian and also the turbulent political events. I like this combination of personal and political, and the plot moved nicely along, allowing the discussion of political events and racial prejudice. What I thought didn’t work so well was that a lot of the major plot points relied on large coincidences. Ramona and Fabian… Read More