Book Review: Vox by Christina Dalcher

Title: Vox Author: Christina Dalcher Publisher: Berkley Publication Date: August 21, 2018 ISBN: 9780440000785 Synopsis from Goodreads: Set in an America where half the population has been silenced, VOX is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter. On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowedContinue reading “Book Review: Vox by Christina Dalcher”

Book Review: What We Were Promised by Lucy Tan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: What We Were Promised Author: Lucy Tan Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Publication Date: July 10, 2018 ISBN: 9780316437189 Synopsis from Goodreads: After years of chasing the American dream, the Zhen family has moved back to China. Settling into a luxurious servicedContinue reading “Book Review: What We Were Promised by Lucy Tan”

Review: Glory Over Everything by Kathleen Grissom

*I received this book from Simon & Schuster Canada in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Glory Over Everything Author: Kathleen Grissom Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: April 5, 2016 ISBN: 9781476748443 Synopsis from Goodreads: This new, stand-alone novel opens in 1830, and Jamie, who fled from the Virginian plantation he once called home,Continue reading “Review: Glory Over Everything by Kathleen Grissom”

Review: The Flood Girls by Richard Fifield

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Flood Girls Author: Richard Fiflield Publisher: Gallery Books Publication Date: February 2, 2016 ISBN: 9781476797380 Synopsis from Goodreads: Welcome to Quinn, Montana, population: 956. A town where nearly all of the volunteer firemen are named Jim, where The Dirty Shame—theContinue reading “Review: The Flood Girls by Richard Fifield”

Reading Colm Toibin’s “Brooklyn”

What a wonderfully tempting and engaging read this novel was. Colm Toibin’s style in this 2009 novel about a young Irish woman who is sent away from her family in Ireland to Brooklyn, is captivating and simple in a clean and beautiful way. Once introduced to the protagonist, Eilis, I was hooked. Eilis is aContinue reading “Reading Colm Toibin’s “Brooklyn””