Book Review: Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Gingerbread Author: Helen Oyeyemi Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Publication Date: March 5, 2019 ISBN: 9780143197850 Synopsis from Goodreads:Perdita Lee may appear your average British schoolgirl; Harriet Lee may seem just a working mother trying to penetrate the school social hierarchy; but thereContinue reading “Book Review: Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi”

Top Ten Tuesday

Hello all! How is your Tuesday going so far? I’m doing a lot of travelling this Tuesday. I’ve had a busy long weekend of visiting family and job interviews. It’s been a blast! And as always at this time of year, I have lots of friends returning to school. It’s hard to believe it’s SeptemberContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday”

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”

New Read

I’ve just picked up Helen Oyeyemi’s latest novel, Boy, Snow, Bird. It is so vivid and eye catching with its gorgeous cover. I’m really looking forward to what this novel will bring. I read Oyeyemi’s Opposite House a few years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. Let’s hope this new read brings the same level of satisfaction.