Book Review: Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Bringing Down the DukeAuthor: Evie DunmorePublisher: BerkleyPublication Date: September 3, 2019ISBN: 9781984805683 Synopsis from Goodreads:England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female students at the renowned UniversityContinue reading “Book Review: Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore”

Book Review: Talent by Juliet Lapidos

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Title: Talent Author: Juliet Lapidos Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Publication Date: January 22, 2019 ISBN: 9780316480550 Synopsis from Goodreads:Anna Brisker is a 29-year-old graduate student in English at Collegiate University who can’t seem to finish her dissertation. Her project: an intellectualContinue reading “Book Review: Talent by Juliet Lapidos”

Book review: The Expectations by Alexander Tilney

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Expectations Author: Alexander Tilney Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Publication Date: July 16, 2019 ISBN: 9780316450379 Synopsis from Goodreads: St. James is an exclusive New England boarding school known for grooming generations of leaders. Ben Weeks is a true insiderContinue reading “Book review: The Expectations by Alexander Tilney”

Book review: A Door in the Earth by Amy Waldman

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: A Door in the Earth Author: Amy Waldman Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Publication Date: August 27, 2019 ISBN: 9780316451574 Synopsis from Goodreads:Parveen Shamsa, a college senior in search of a calling, feels pulled between her charismatic and mercurial anthropology professorContinue reading “Book review: A Door in the Earth by Amy Waldman”

Book Review: Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss Author: Rajeev Balasubramanyam Publisher: Chatto & Windus Publication Date: January 10, 2019 ISBN: 9781784742546 Synopsis from Goodreads:In the moments after the bicycle accident, Professor Chandra doesn’t see his life flash before his eyes, but his life’s work.Continue reading “Book Review: Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam”

Book review: Educated by Tara Westover

Title: Educated Author: Tara Westover Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: February 20, 2018 ISBN: 9780399590504 Synopsis from Goodreads: Tara Westover was seventeen when she first set foot in a classroom. Instead of traditional lessons, she grew up learning how to stew herbs into medicine, scavenging in the family scrap yard and helping her family prepare forContinue reading “Book review: Educated by Tara Westover”

Book Review: Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Author: Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Publication Date: September 4, 2018 ISBN: 9780062696748 Synopsis from Goodreads: On April 14, 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls. Some managed to escape. Many are still missing. AContinue reading “Book Review: Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree”