Book Review: When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman

Title: When God Was a RabbitAuthor: Sarah WinmanPublisher: Headline ReviewPublication Date: March 2011ISBN: 9780755379286 Synopsis from Goodreads:Spanning four decades, from 1968 onwards, this is the story of a fabulous but flawed family and the slew of ordinary and extraordinary incidents that shape their everyday lives. It is a story about childhood and growing up, lossContinue reading “Book Review: When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman”

Book Review: Sail by Dorien Brouwers

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: SailAuthor: Dorien BrouwersPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: March 9, 2021ISBN: 9780316495486 Synopsis from Goodreads:Out at sea anything can happen: whether trials or triumphs, there are infinite possibilities to explore once we leave the shore. And what lies under theContinue reading “Book Review: Sail by Dorien Brouwers”

Book Review: I’ll Meet You in Your Dreams by Jessica Young

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: I’ll Meet You in Your DreamsAuthor: Jessica YoungIllustrator: Rafael LopezPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: March 9, 2021ISBN: 9780316453288 Synopsis from Goodreads:This poetic and tender story celebrates the parent-and-child bond in its many forms and offers gentle assurance of loveContinue reading “Book Review: I’ll Meet You in Your Dreams by Jessica Young”

Book Review: Spark by Ani Castillo

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: SparkAuthor: Ani CastilloPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: March 21, 2021ISBN: 9780316424653 Synopsis from Goodreads:Beginning with the birth of a baby, the story takes the reader on a journey through life, navigates the ups and downs, and culminates in aContinue reading “Book Review: Spark by Ani Castillo”

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”