Book Review: Just Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Just Last NightAuthor: Mhairi McFarlanePublisher: William MorrowPublication Date: May 4, 2021ISBN: 9780063036857 Synopsis from Goodreads:Eve, Justin, Susie, and Ed have been friends since they were teenagers. Now in their thirties, the four are as close as ever, Thursday night bar trivia isContinue reading “Book Review: Just Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane”

Book Review: Song of the Forever Rains by E. J. Mellow

*I received a copy of this book on Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Song of the Forever RainsAuthor: E.J. MellowPublisher: MontlakePublication Date: July 1, 2021ISBN: 9781542026062 Synopsis from Goodreads:The Thief Kingdom is a place hidden within the world of Aadlior. Many whisper of its existence, but few have found this place, where magicContinue reading “Book Review: Song of the Forever Rains by E. J. Mellow”

Book Review: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Title: The Nickel BoysAuthor: Colson WhiteheadPublisher: DoubleDay CanadaPublication Date: July 16, 2019ISBN: 9780385693967 Synopsis from Goodreads:Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother, Elwood is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South in the early 1960s, one innocentContinue reading “Book Review: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead”

Book Review: Broken Things by Lauren Oliver

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Broken Things Author: Lauren Oliver Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: October 2, 2018 ISBN: 9780062224132 Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s been five years since Summer Marks was brutally murdered in the woods.  Everyone thinks Mia and Brynn killed their best friend. That driven byContinue reading “Book Review: Broken Things by Lauren Oliver”

Book review: Damsel by Elana K. Arnold

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Damsel Author: Elana K. Arnold Publisher: Balzer + Bray Publication Date: October 2, 2018 ISBN: 9780062742346 Synopsis from Goodreads: The rite has existed for as long as anyone can remember: when the prince-who-will-be-king comes of age, he must venture out intoContinue reading “Book review: Damsel by Elana K. Arnold”

Book Review: Starlight by Richard Wagamese

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Starlight Author: Richard Wagamese Publisher: McLelland & Stewart Publication Date: August 14, 2018 ISBN: 9780771070846 Synopsis from Goodreads: Frank Starlight has long settled into a quiet life working his remote farm, but his contemplative existence comes to an abrupt end with theContinue reading “Book Review: Starlight by Richard Wagamese”

Book Review: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart Author: Holly Ringland Publisher: House of Anansi Publication Date: March 19, 2018 ISBN: 9781460754337 Synopsis from Goodreads: After her family suffers a tragedy when she is nine years old, Alice Hart is forced to leave herContinue reading “Book Review: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart”

Review: Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Heart Berries Author: Terese Marie Mailhot Publisher: Doubleday Canada Publication Date: March 13, 2018 ISBN: 9780385691147 Synopsis from Goodreads: Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman’s coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in British Columbia. Having survivedContinue reading “Review: Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot”

Review: The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld

Title: The Child Finder Author: Rene Denfeld Publisher: Harper Publication Date: September 5, 2017 ISBN: 9780062659071 Synopsis from Goodreads: Three years ago, Madison Culver disappeared when her family was choosing a Christmas tree in Oregon’s Skookum National Forest. She would be eight years old now—if she has survived. Desperate to find their beloved daughter, certain someoneContinue reading “Review: The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld”

Review: The Break by Katherena Vermette

Title: The Break Author: Katherena Vermette Publisher: House of Anansi Publication Date: Septemeber 2016 ISBN: 9781487001117 Synopsis from Goodreads: When Stella, a young Métis mother, looks out her window one evening and spots someone in trouble on the Break — a barren field on an isolated strip of land outside her house — she calls theContinue reading “Review: The Break by Katherena Vermette”