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”

Book Review: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Great BelieversAuthor: Rebecca MakkaiPublisher: VikingPublication Date: June 2018ISBN: 9780735223530 Synopsis from Goodreads:In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings asContinue reading “Book Review: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai”

Book Review: The Book of Hidden Wonders by Polly Crosby

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Book of Hidden WondersAuthor: Polly CrosbyPublisher: Park Row BooksPublication Date: September 1, 2020ISBN: 9780778310006 Synopsis from Goodreads:Romilly Kemp and her eccentric father have happy but sheltered lives in a ramshackle mansion in the English countryside. To help make ends meet, heContinue reading “Book Review: The Book of Hidden Wonders by Polly Crosby”

Book Review: Given by Nandi Taylor

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: GivenAuthor: Nandi TaylorPublisher: Wattpad BooksPublication Date: January 21, 2020ISBN: 9781989365045 Synopsis from Goodreads:As a princess of the Yirba, Yenni is all-but-engaged to the prince of a neighboring tribe. She knows it’s her duty to ensure peace for her people, but as herContinue reading “Book Review: Given by Nandi Taylor”

Book Review: Agnes at the End of the World by Kelly McWilliams

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Agnes at the End of the WorldAuthor: Kelly McWilliamsPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: June 9, 2020ISBN: 9780316487337 Synopsis from Goodreads:Agnes loves her home of Red Creek. What she doesn’t know is that Red Creek is a cult, controlled byContinue reading “Book Review: Agnes at the End of the World by Kelly McWilliams”

Book Review: An Idea About My Dead Uncle by K.R. Wilson

*I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.*Title: An Idea About My Dead Uncle Author: K.R. WilsonPublisher: Guernica EditionsPublication Date: September 1, 2019ISBN: 9781771834513 Synopsis:An Idea About My Dead Uncle is about the identities we choose and the ones that are imposed on us. It is about being on theContinue reading “Book Review: An Idea About My Dead Uncle by K.R. Wilson”

Book Review: There’s a Word for That by Sloane Tanen

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: There’s a Word for ThatAuthor: Sloane TanenPublisher: Little, Brown and CompanyPublication Date: April 2, 2019ISBN: 9780316437165 Synopsis from Goodreads:Introducing the Kesslers: Marty, a retired LA film producer whose self-worth has been eroded by age and a late-in-life passion for opioids; his daughterContinue reading “Book Review: There’s a Word for That by Sloane Tanen”