Book Review: Spare by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

Title: SpareAuthor: Prince Harry, Duke of SussexPublisher: Random House of CanadaPublication Date: January 10, 2023ISBN: 9781039003750 Synopsis:Before losing his mother, twelve-year-old Prince Harry was known as the carefree one, the happy-go-lucky Spare to the more serious Heir. Grief changed everything. He struggled at school, struggled with anger, with loneliness—and, because he blamed the press forContinue reading “Book Review: Spare by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex”

Book Review: Tracking the Caribou Queen by Margaret Macpherson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Tracking the Caribou QueenAuthor: Margaret MacphersonPublisher: NeWest PressPublication Date: October 15, 2022ISBN: 9781774390610 ——- Synopsis:In this challenging memoir about her formative years in Yellowknife in the ’60s and ’70s, author Margaret Macpherson lays bare her own white privilege, her multitude of unexaminedContinue reading “Book Review: Tracking the Caribou Queen by Margaret Macpherson”

Book Review: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Title: Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to LeadAuthor: Sheryl Sandberg:Publisher: KnopfPublication Date: March 2013ISBN: 9780385349949 Synopsis from Goodreads: Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women’s voices are stillContinue reading “Book Review: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg”

Book review: All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung

*I received this book from the distributor in exchange for an honest review.* Title: All You Can Ever Know Author: Nicole Chung Publisher: Catapult Publication Date: October 2, 2018 ISBN: 9781936787975 Synopsis from Goodreads:What does it mean to lose your roots—within your culture, within your family—and what happens when you find them? Nicole Chung wasContinue reading “Book review: All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung”

Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Title: Yes Please Author: Amy Poehler Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: October 24 ISBN: 9780062268341 Synopsis from Goodreads: In Amy Poehler’s highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), likeContinue reading “Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler”

Review: I Hate Everyone, Except You by Clinton Kelly

Title: I Hate Everyone, Except You Author: Clinton Kelly Publisher: Gallery Books Publication Date: January 10, 2017 ISBN: 9781476776934 Synopsis from Goodreads: Clinton Kelly is probably best known for teaching women how to make their butts look smaller. But in I Hate Everyone, Except You, he reveals some heretofore-unknown secrets about himself, like that he’s a finickyContinue reading “Review: I Hate Everyone, Except You by Clinton Kelly”

Review: Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

Title: Scrappy Little Nobody Author: Anna Kendrick Publisher: Touchstone Books Publication Date: November 2016 ISBN: 9781501117206 Synopsis from Goodreads: A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect. Even before she made a name for herself on the silver screen starring in films like Pitch Perfect, Up in theContinue reading “Review: Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick”

Review: Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Precious Cargo Author: Craig Davidson Publisher: April 12, 2016 Publication Date: Knopf Canada ISBN: 9780345810533 Synopsis from Goodreads: One morning in 2008, desperate and impoverished and living in a one-room basement apartment while trying unsuccessfully to write, Davidson plucked a flyer outContinue reading “Review: Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson”

Review: Night by Elie Wiesel

Title: Night Author: Elie Wiesel Publication Date: 2006 Publisher: Hill and Wang ISBN: 9780374500016 Synopsis from Goodreads: Night is a work by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–1945, at the height of the Holocaust and toward the end of the Second WorldContinue reading “Review: Night by Elie Wiesel”