The Ending of Parable of the Talents

Parable of the Talents is the second and final book in the Earthseed series by Octavia Butler. While the first book, Parable of the Sower, is told by Lauren, Parable of the Talents is told by her daughter Larkin. We learn what happened to Earthseed through Lauren’s journal, with reflection and details added by Larkin. … Continue reading The Ending of Parable of the Talents

The Ending of The Vanishing Half

The Vanishing Half by Britt Bennett is a multigenerational story of a black family. Desiree and Stella are identical twin girls born in the 1950s in Mallard, a small town in Louisiana. All the people in Mallard are black but light skinned. They are distrustful of dark skinned people, considering themselves better because of the … Continue reading The Ending of The Vanishing Half