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”

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”

Book Review: Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

*I received this book from Hachette Book Group Canada in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Girls of Paper and Fire Auther: Natasha Ngan Publisher: Little Brown and Company Publication Date: November 6, 2018 ISBN: 9780316489461 Synopsis from Goodreads:Each year, eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king. It’s the highest honorContinue reading “Book Review: Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan”

Book Review: The Personality Brokers by Merve Emre

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing Author: Merve Emre Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: September 18, 2018 ISBN: 9780385541909 Synopsis from Goodreads: The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality test in the world. ItContinue reading “Book Review: The Personality Brokers by Merve Emre”

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: 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: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Uncommon Type Author: Tom Hanks Publisher: Knopf Publication Date: October 17, 2017 ISBN: 978110194615 Synopsis from Goodreads: A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country’s civilContinue reading “Review: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks”

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: The Spawning Ground

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Spawning Grounds Author: Gail Anderson-Dargatz Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: September 6, 2016 ISBN: 9780345810816 Synopsis from Goodreads: On one side of the river is a ranch once owned by Eugene Robertson, who came in the gold rush around 1860, andContinue reading “Review: The Spawning Ground”