Review: Grand Menteur

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Grand Menteur Author: Jean Mare Ah-Sen Publisher: BookThug Publication Date: October 2015 ISBN: 9781771661300 Synopsis: The secret world of Mauritian street gangs is not for the faint of heart. Fraught with peril and mischief, its inner workings are a mystery to theContinue reading “Review: Grand Menteur”

Review: One Hundred Days of Rain by Carellin Brooks

Title: One Hundred Days of Rain Author: Carelling Brooks Publisher: BookThug Publication Date: March 2015 ISBN: 9781771660907 Synopsis from cover: In prose by turn haunting and crystalline, Carellin Brooks’ One Hundred Days of Rain enumerates an unnamed narrator’s encounters with that most quotidian of subjects: rain. Mourning her recent disastrous breakup, the narrator must rebuildContinue reading “Review: One Hundred Days of Rain by Carellin Brooks”

Review: The Universal Bureau of Copyrights

Title: The Universal Bureau of Copyrights Author: Bertrand Laverdure Translator: Oana Avasilichioaei Publisher: BookThug Publication Date: October 2014 ISBN: 9781771660525   Synopsis from Goodreads: From multidisciplinary artist Bertrand Laverdure comes UNIVERSAL BUREAU OF COPYRIGHTS, a bold, strange, and addictive story that envisions a world where free will doesn’t exist, and an unnameable global corporation buys and sellsContinue reading “Review: The Universal Bureau of Copyrights”

Review: Sophrosyne by Marianne Apostolides

Title: Sophrosyne Author: Marianne Apostolides Published by: BookThug Publication Date: September 2014 ISBN: 9781771660501 Synopsis from Goodreads: Sophrosyne is one of only four virtues identified by Socrates – four traits which, if lived deeply, define who we are as human beings. But sophrosyne is a concept our culture has long forgotten. “”Self-restraint, ‘ ‘self-control, ‘Continue reading “Review: Sophrosyne by Marianne Apostolides”