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Book Review: The Book of Hidden Wonders by Polly Crosby

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Book of Hidden WondersAuthor: Polly CrosbyPublisher: Park Row BooksPublication Date: September 1, 2020ISBN: 9780778310006 Synopsis from Goodreads:Romilly Kemp and her eccentric father have happy but sheltered lives in a ramshackle mansion in the English countryside. To help make ends meet, heContinue reading “Book Review: The Book of Hidden Wonders by Polly Crosby”

Book Review: Given by Nandi Taylor

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: GivenAuthor: Nandi TaylorPublisher: Wattpad BooksPublication Date: January 21, 2020ISBN: 9781989365045 Synopsis from Goodreads:As a princess of the Yirba, Yenni is all-but-engaged to the prince of a neighboring tribe. She knows it’s her duty to ensure peace for her people, but as herContinue reading “Book Review: Given by Nandi Taylor”

Book Review: Rogue Princess by B.R. Myers

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Rogue PrincessAuthor: B.R. MyersPublisher: Swoon ReadsPublication Date: January 21, 2020ISBN: 9781250303431 Synopsis from Goodreads:Princess Delia knows her duty: She must choose a prince to marry in order to secure an alliance and save her failing planet. Yet she secretly dreams of trueContinue reading “Book Review: Rogue Princess by B.R. Myers”

Book Review: Agnes at the End of the World by Kelly McWilliams

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Agnes at the End of the WorldAuthor: Kelly McWilliamsPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: June 9, 2020ISBN: 9780316487337 Synopsis from Goodreads:Agnes loves her home of Red Creek. What she doesn’t know is that Red Creek is a cult, controlled byContinue reading “Book Review: Agnes at the End of the World by Kelly McWilliams”

Book Review: An Idea About My Dead Uncle by K.R. Wilson

*I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.*Title: An Idea About My Dead Uncle Author: K.R. WilsonPublisher: Guernica EditionsPublication Date: September 1, 2019ISBN: 9781771834513 Synopsis:An Idea About My Dead Uncle is about the identities we choose and the ones that are imposed on us. It is about being on theContinue reading “Book Review: An Idea About My Dead Uncle by K.R. Wilson”

Book Review: Flowers in the Gutter by K. R. Gaddy

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Flowers in the GutterAuthor: K. R. GaddyPublisher: Dutton Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: January 7, 2020ISBN: 9780525555414 Synopsis for Goodreads:Flowers in the Gutter is told from the points of view Gertrude, Fritz, and Jean, three young people from working-class neighborhoods in Cologne,Continue reading “Book Review: Flowers in the Gutter by K. R. Gaddy”

Book Review: You Are New by Lucy Knisley

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: You Are NewAuthor: Lucy KnisleyPublisher: Chronicle BooksPublication Date: March 12, 2019ISBN: 9781452161563 Synopsis from Goodreads:A world of being new is waiting for little ones and the grown-ups who love them in this warm and funny book perfect for baby showers. From nappingContinue reading “Book Review: You Are New by Lucy Knisley”

Book Review: In Veritas by C.J. Lavigne

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: In VeritasAuthor: C.J. LavignePublisher: NeWest PressPublication Date: May 1, 2020ISBN: 9781988732831 Synopsis from Goodreads:Led by her synesthesia, Verity Richards discovers a hidden world inside an old Ottawa theatre. Within the timeworn walls live people who should not exist–people whose very survival isContinue reading “Book Review: In Veritas by C.J. Lavigne”

Book Review: Go to Sleep (I Miss You) by Lucy Knisley

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Go to Sleep (I Miss You)Author: Lucy KnisleyPublisher: First Second Publication Date: February 25, 2020 ISBN: 9781250211491 Synopsis from Goodreads:Following the completion of her pregnancy memoir KID GLOVES (and the birth of her baby), Lucy embarked on a new project: documenting newContinue reading “Book Review: Go to Sleep (I Miss You) by Lucy Knisley”

Book Review: There’s a Word for That by Sloane Tanen

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: There’s a Word for ThatAuthor: Sloane TanenPublisher: Little, Brown and CompanyPublication Date: April 2, 2019ISBN: 9780316437165 Synopsis from Goodreads:Introducing the Kesslers: Marty, a retired LA film producer whose self-worth has been eroded by age and a late-in-life passion for opioids; his daughterContinue reading “Book Review: There’s a Word for That by Sloane Tanen”

Book Review: Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Breasts and EggsAuthor: Meiko KawakamiPublisher: Europa EditionsPublication Date: April 7, 2020 (First published in 2008)ISBN: 9781609455873 Synopsis:Breasts and Eggs tells the story of three women: thirty-year-old Natsuko, her older sister Makiko, and Makiko’s daughter, Midoriko. Makiko has traveled to Tokyo in searchContinue reading “Book Review: Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami”

Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Title: BecomingAuthor: Michelle ObamaPublisher: CrownPublication Date: November 2018ISBN: 9780241334140 Synopsis from Goodreads:In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhoodContinue reading “Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama”


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