Book Review: We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: We Have Always Been Here Author: Samra Habib Publisher: Viking Publication Date: June 4, 2019 ISBN: 9780735235007 Synopsis from Goodreads:Samra Habib has spent most of her life searching for the safety to be herself. As an Ahmadi Muslim growing up inContinue reading “Book Review: We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib”

Review: God Help the Child by Toni Morrison

*I received my copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: God Help the Child Author: Toni Morrison Publisher: Knopf Publication Date: April 2015 ISBN: 9780307594174 Synopsis from Goodreads: Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child—the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment—weaves a taleContinue reading “Review: God Help the Child by Toni Morrison”

Review: If I Fall, If I Die

Title: If I Fall, If I Die Author: Michael Christie Publisher: Hogarth, The Crown Publishing Group Publication Date: January 13, 2015 ISBN: 9780804140805 Synopsis from Goodreads: Will has never been to the outside, at least not since he can remember. And he has certainly never gotten to know anyone other than his mother, a fiercely lovingContinue reading “Review: If I Fall, If I Die”

Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin

Title: We Need to Talk About Kevin Author: Lionel Shriver Publisher: Harper Perennial Publication Date: 2003 ISBN:9780061124297 Synopsis from Goodreads: Eva never really wanted to be a mother – and certainly not the mother of the unlovable boy who murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker, and a much-adored teacher whoContinue reading “Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin”

Review: The Girl Who Was Saturday Night

 Title: The Girl Who Was Saturday Night Author: Heather O’Neill Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Publication Date: May 2014 ISBN: 9780374162665  Synopsis from Goodreads: Nineteen years old, free of prospects, and inescapably famous, the twins Nicholas and Nouschka Tremblay are trying to outrun the notoriety of their father, a French-Canadian Serge Gainsbourg with a genius for the absurd and for winding up in prison.Continue reading “Review: The Girl Who Was Saturday Night”

Review: This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki

 Title: This One Summer Authors: Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki Publisher: First Second Publication Date: May 2014 ISBN: 9781626720947 Synopsis from Goodreads: Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It’s their getaway, their refuge. Rosie’s friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she neverContinue reading “Review: This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki”

Review: Peter Panzerfaust Vol. 1 by Kurtis J. Weibe

   Title: Peter Panzerfaust Vol. 1 Author: Kurtis J. Weibe and Tyler Jenkins Publisher: Image Comics Date Published: September 2012 ISBN: 9781607065821  Synopsis from Goodreads: A coming of age tale told through the eyes of a group of French orphans during World War 2 who are saved by a brave and daring American boy named Peter.Continue reading “Review: Peter Panzerfaust Vol. 1 by Kurtis J. Weibe”

Review: The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

 Title: The Interestings Authors: Meg Wolitzer Publisher: Riverhead Books, published by the Penguin Group Publication Date: 2013 ISBN: 9781594488399  Synopsis from Goodreads: The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable. Decades later the bond remains powerful, but so much else has changed. In The Interestings, Wolitzer follows these charactersContinue reading “Review: The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer”

Review: We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

Advanced copy provided by Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Title: We Are the Goldens Author: Dana Reinhardt Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Publication Date: May 27, 2014 ISBN: 9780385742573  Synopsis from Goodreads: Nell knows a secret about her perfect, beautiful sister Layla. If she tells, it could blow their world apart.When Nell and Layla wereContinue reading “Review: We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt”

Review: Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird

Title: Boy, Snow, Bird Author: Helen Oyeyemi Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, imprint of Penguin Canada Books Inc. Date Published: 2014 ISBN: 978-0-14-318743-1 Released on Monday of this week, Boy, Snow, Bird, a postmodern retelling of the classic Snow White, features Boy Novak who we meet as a fifteen-year-old who is subject to the violence of anContinue reading “Review: Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird”