Book Review: A Magic Steeped in Poison by Judy I. Lin

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: A Magic Steeped in Poison Author: Judy I. LinPublisher: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of MacMillan Publishing GroupPublication Date: March 29, 2022ISBN: 9781250767080 Synopsis: For Ning, the only thing worse than losing her mother is knowing that it’s her own fault. SheContinue reading “Book Review: A Magic Steeped in Poison by Judy I. Lin”

Book Review: This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: This Woven KingdomAuthor: Tahereh MafiPublisher: HarperCollinsPublication Date: February 1, 2022ISBN: 9780062972446 Synopsis from Goodreads: To all the world, Alizeh is a disposable servant, not the long-lost heir to an ancient Jinn kingdom forced to hide in plain sight. The crown prince, Kamran,Continue reading “Book Review: This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi”

Book Review: Out of the Sun by Esi Edugyan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Out of the SunAuthor: Esi EdugyanPublisher: House of AnansiPublication Date: September 6, 2021ISBN: 9781487009878 Synopsis from Goodreads:What happens when we begin to consider stories at the margins, when we grant them centrality? How does that complicate our certainties about who we are,Continue reading “Book Review: Out of the Sun by Esi Edugyan”

Book Review: The Killing Fog by Jeff Wheeler

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Killing FogAuthor: Jeff WheelerPublisher: 47NorthPublication Date: March 1, 2021ISBN: 9781542015011 Synopsis from Goodreads:Survivor of a combat school, the orphaned Bingmei belongs to a band of mercenaries employed by a local ruler. Now the nobleman, and collector of rare artifacts, has entrustedContinue reading “Book Review: The Killing Fog by Jeff Wheeler”

Book Review: Into that Fire by MJ Cates

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Into that FireAuthor: MJ CatesPublisher: Random House CanadaPublication Date: February 19, 2019ISBN: 9780735273764 Synopsis from Goodreads:Imogen Lang’s only friend and confidant at medical school in Chicago is lanky poet Quentin Goodchild, but he wants more than friendship. Unlike most other well-brought-up youngContinue reading “Book Review: Into that Fire by MJ Cates”

Book Review: Follow Your Dreams, Little One by Vashti Harrison

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Follow Your Dreams, Little OneAuthor: Vashti HarrisonPublisher: LB KidsPublication Date: September 29, 2020ISBN: 9780316475150 Synopsis from Goodreads:This beautifully illustrated board book highlights true stories of black men in history. The exceptional men featured include artist Aaron Douglas, civil rights leader John Lewis,Continue reading “Book Review: Follow Your Dreams, Little One by Vashti Harrison”

Book Review: Now, Then, and Everywhen by Rysa Walker

Title: Now, Then, and EverywhenAuthor: Rysa WalkerPublisher: 47NorthPublication Date: April 1, 2020ISBN: 9781612189192 Synopsis from Goodreads:In 2136 Madison Grace uncovers a key to the origins of CHRONOS, a time-travel agency with ties to her family’s mysterious past. Just as she is starting to jump through history, she returns to her timeline to find millions ofContinue reading “Book Review: Now, Then, and Everywhen by Rysa Walker”

Book Review: Greenwood by Michael Christie

Title: GreenwoodAuthor: Michael ChristiePublisher: McClelland & StewartPublication Date: September 4, 2019ISBN: 9780771024450 Synopsis from Goodreads:They come for the trees. It is 2038. As the rest of humanity struggles through the environmental collapse known as the Great Withering, scientist Jake Greenwood is working as an overqualified tour guide on Greenwood Island, a remote oasis of thousand-year-old trees.Continue reading “Book Review: Greenwood by Michael Christie”

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”