Book Review: Song of the Forever Rains by E. J. Mellow

*I received a copy of this book on Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Song of the Forever RainsAuthor: E.J. MellowPublisher: MontlakePublication Date: July 1, 2021ISBN: 9781542026062 Synopsis from Goodreads:The Thief Kingdom is a place hidden within the world of Aadlior. Many whisper of its existence, but few have found this place, where magicContinue reading “Book Review: Song of the Forever Rains by E. J. Mellow”

Book Review: Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Six Crimson CranesAuthor: Elizabeth LimPublisher: KnopfPublication Date: July 6, 2021ISBN: 9780593300930 Synopsis from Goodreads:Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins. Normally she conceals it well, but on the morning of her betrothal ceremony, ShioriContinue reading “Book Review: Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim”

Book Review: Don’t Hate the Player by Alexis Nedd

*I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Don’t Hate the PlayerAuthor: Alexis NeddPublisher: Bloomsbury YAPublication Date: June 15, 2021ISBN: 9781547605026 Synopsis from Goodreads:By day, Emilia is a field hockey star with a popular boyfriend and a mother obsessed with her academic future. But by night, she’s kicking virtual assContinue reading “Book Review: Don’t Hate the Player by Alexis Nedd”

Book Review: Sunkissed by Kasie West

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: SunkissedAuthor: Kasie WestPublisher: Delacorte PressPublication Date: May 4, 2021ISBN: 9780593176276 Synopsis from Goodreads:Avery has always used music as an escape. But after her best friend betrays her, even her perfectly curated playlists can’t help her forget what happened. To make matters worse,Continue reading “Book Review: Sunkissed by Kasie West”

Book Review: From Little Tokyo, With Love by Sarah Kuhn

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: From Little Tokyo, With LoveAuthor: Sarah KuhnPublisher: Viking BooksPublication Date: May 11, 2021ISBN: 9780593327487 Synopsis from Goodreads:If Rika’s life seems like the beginning of a familiar fairy tale–being an orphan with two bossy cousins and working away in her aunts’ business–she wouldContinue reading “Book Review: From Little Tokyo, With Love by Sarah Kuhn”

Book Review: Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Tokyo Ever AfterAuthor: Emiko JeanPublisher: Flatiron BooksPublication Date: May 18, 2021ISBN: 9781250766601 Synopsis from Goodreads:Izumi Tanaka has never really felt like she fit in—it isn’t easy being Japanese American in her small, mostly white, northern California town. Raised by a single mother,Continue reading “Book Review: Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean”

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: 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: The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories by Rebecca Otowa

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories Author: Rebecca OtowaPublisher: Tuttle PublishingPublication Date: March 24, 2020ISBN: 9784805315514 Synopsis from Goodreads:From the unique standpoint of an American woman who married into a Japanese family and has lived in Japan for moreContinue reading “Book Review: The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories by Rebecca Otowa”

Book Review: The Ghost Garden by Susan Doherty

Title: The Ghost GardenAuthor: Susan DohertyPublisher: Random House CanadaPublication Date: May 14, 2019ISBN: 9780735276505 Synopsis from Goodreads:Susan Doherty’s groundbreaking book brings us a population of lost souls, ill-served by society, feared, shunted from locked wards to rooming houses to the streets to jail and back again. For the past ten years, some of the peopleContinue reading “Book Review: The Ghost Garden by Susan Doherty”