Book Review: The Heavens by Sandra Newman

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Heavens Author: Sandra Newman Publisher: Grove Press Publication Date: February 12, 2019 ISBN: 9780802129024 Synopsis from Goodreads:New York, late summer, 2000. A young man, Ben, meets a young woman, Kate–and they begin to fall in love. From their first meeting, BenContinue reading “Book Review: The Heavens by Sandra Newman”

Book review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

*I received this book from PGC Books in exchange for an honest review.* Title: My Brilliant Friend Author: Elena Ferrante Publisher: Europa Editions Edition Publication Date: October 2018 ISBN: 9781609455064 Synopsis on Goodreads:My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense and generous hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante’s inimitable style lends itself perfectlyContinue reading “Book review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante”

Review: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Warlight Author: Michael Ondaatje Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Publication Date: May 8, 2018 ISBN: 9780771073786 Synopsis from Goodreads: In a narrative as beguiling and mysterious as memory itself–shadowed and luminous at once–we read the story of fourteen-year-old Nathaniel, and his older sister,Continue reading “Review: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje”

Review: Shadow Child by Rahna Reiko Rizzuto

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Shadow Child Author: Rahna Reiko Rizzuto Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: May 8, 2018 ISBN: 9781538711453 Synopsis from Goodreads: A haunting and suspenseful literary tale set in 1970s New York City and World War II-era Japan, about three strong women, theContinue reading “Review: Shadow Child by Rahna Reiko Rizzuto”

Review: The Hunger by Alma Katsu

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Hunger Author: Alma Katsu Publisher: J. P. Puntam’s Sons Publication Date: March 6, 2018 ISBN: 9780735212510 Synopsis from Goodreads: Evil is invisible, and it is everywhere.  Tamsen Donner must be a witch. That is the only way to explain theContinue reading “Review: The Hunger by Alma Katsu”

Review: Lost in September by Kathleen Winter

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Lost in September Author: Kathleen Winter Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: September 12, 2017 ISBN: 9780345810120 Synopsis from Goodreads: As a young soldier in his twenties, the historical James Wolfe (1727-1759) was granted a short and much longed-for leave to travelContinue reading “Review: Lost in September by Kathleen Winter”

Review: Beyond the Wild River

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Beyond the Wild River Author: Sarah Maine Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: April 18, 2017 ISBN: 9781501126956 Synopsis from Goodreads: Nineteen-year-old Evelyn Ballantyre has always done her duty as a daughter, hiding her boredom and resentment behind good manners—so when anContinue reading “Review: Beyond the Wild River”

Review: Himself by Jess Kidd

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Himself Author: Jess Kidd Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: March 21, 2017 ISBN: 9781501166099 Synopsis from Goodreads: Blending strange kindnesses, casual violence and buried secrets: an unforgettable debut from a dark new voice in Irish fiction. When Mahony returns to Mulderrig, aContinue reading “Review: Himself by Jess Kidd”

Review: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The German Girl Author: Armando Lucas Correa Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: October 18, 2016 ISBN: 9781501121142 Synopsis from Goodreads: In 1939 before everything changed, Hannah Rosenthal lived a charmed life. Her family moved in Berlin’s highest social circles, admired byContinue reading “Review: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa”